Youth groups and young people’s class and Vacation Bible School kept busy in the 50’s and 60’s. Mary was at the center of it all, behind the piano and in front of the kids.
Watson forgot Mary’s ashes for her memorial service. So he said goodbye to her alone, at home. Her response was beautiful.
A very good cook and a family with voracious appetites resulted in well fed children with great memories around food.
Unforgettable things about Mary.
Mary is gone now but her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren continue to remember her and dad. Music, laughter and love continue to the new generations.
Never-ceasing love. Mom showed me what it means to love with passion and commitment.
Uproarious laughter has become synonymous with the Thornton women…largely because of Mary’s love of life. Meet the Wheezers.