Gladys Marie Thornton

Hooks, Texas


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Texarkana Funeral Home Obituary

Gladys Marie Ross Thornton, age 88, of Hooks, Texas, died Sunday, February 26, 2017 in a local hospital.


Mrs. Thornton was born March 22, 1928 in Howard County, Arkansas. She was a retired Cosmetologist and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Hooks.


She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Thornton Jr and by a grandson John Allan Reed.


She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Kate Nicholson of Texarkana, Texas, Becky and Harold Hanna of Hooks, Texas; one brother-in-law, Billy George Thornton  of Texarkana, Texas; three grandchildren, Brian Nicholson and fiancée Misti McLelland, J.J. Singleton and wife Shannon, Tiffany Hanna and fiancée Kevin Gales; eight great grandchildren, Brailey Dudley, Brayden Nicholson, Blaize Nicholson, Briar Reed, Dory Bonner, Madilyn Singleton, Logan Bonner, Dylan Silvey; five great great grandchildren, Tripp Fowler, Rhyder Fowler, Trapper Nicholson, Traxton Nicholson, Brycn Gales; one special niece, Joan Jeffus; two special friends, Betty Harkin, Bobbie White and a number of other relatives and friends.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Grant Sutton and Rev. Kevin Schutte officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M.

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you will be missed Aunt Marie, love to Becky and Kate and the family love ya all Debbie(Hill)Jones

Eula Kate and Becky, so sad to hear of Aunt Marie. Just watched the video, brought back so many great memories of being at your house in Hooks, reunions and of course all the talking by the Ross brothers and sisters. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Eddie Bob

I have so many great memories visiting from California with my grandma (Dorothy Hill) and Papa I loved going to her beauty shop out back. Such a sweet lady. Love you Aunt Marie

I just learned of Marie's passing. What a dear, sweet lady! I know she is missed terribly, but I'm so thankful to know there will be a glad reunion day, with her loved ones. I'm keeping her family in my prayers. May God grant you comfort and peace, as only He can.

So very sorry to hear that Marie has passed, such fond memories. Sending prayers out to the family during this difficult time.

We want you all to know that we are remembering you at this time in the loss of Marie. Our prayers are with you. With love, Randa, Todd, and Jared

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Kate and Becky - My prayers are with you and your family at this time. Marie will be greatly missed. She was a real blessing to me.

Kate and Becky my love and prayers go out to you and the family. i will always cherish Aunt Marie and Uncle Junior in my memories and heart. I will never forget all you did for us.