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Mabel Vaughn Thornton


1919 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Mabel Vaughn Thornton Obituary
Mabel Vaughn Thornton

Memphis, TN

Mabel V. Thornton, 97, passed away May 25, 2017. She was born June 28, 1919 in Prairie, MS to Ethel Eva Cain and Houston G. Vaughn. She was the owner of Thornton's Donuts.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Forest L. Thornton, Sr. and 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children, Forest Thornton, Jr., Kenneth Thornton (Linda), and Paul Thornton (Cindy); grandchildren, Matthew, Susan, Nathan, and Jeremy; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. and funeral services will

follow at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 28 at the Mausoleum in

Memorial Park Cemetery.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 27, 2017
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