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Obituary for Christine Patricia Thornton

Mrs. Christine Patricia Thornton, 80, of Kingston died on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Floyd Medical Center. Born on August 28, 1938 in Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Palmer Kitchens and the late Daisy Mae Richardson Kitchens. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda Ann “Tina” White.

Mrs. Thornton was a member of Cartersville First Baptist Church and loved gospel music. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and sewing. She was also a talented decorator. Mrs. Thornton will be remembered for being a great listener and for her special gift of hospitality.

Survivors include her husband of sixty-two years, Gus Thornton of Kinston; her sons, Christopher Gordon Thornton of Montevallo, Alabama; Ralph David Thornton (Lori Ann) of Kingston, and Nathan Paul Thornton (Anabel Vivas) of Kingston; twelve grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and her sister, Lana McNair of Point Clear, Alabama.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018 in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Reverend Keith Dempsey officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Interment will follow in Georgia National Cemetery in Canton at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Christine Patricia Thornton. Please visit to share memories or leave a condolence message.