Thornton, Barbara Jean
Birth: Saturday, July 25, 1942
Residence: Port Tobacco, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 75
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Barbara Jean Thornton, 75 of Port Tobacco, Maryland, died October 17, 2017. Barbara worked in her early years with her husband running their business, Howie's Electric. She later developed her own day care business which she operated for 25 years. She is a member of the American Legion and Eastern Star in La Plata and she loved gambling with her sister-in-law Nancy and friends Buddy, Angel and Ms. Gloria.
She was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Wilkerson and Agnes Beatrice Shorter Wilkerson. In addition to her parents, she is also predeceased by her husband, Howard E. Thornton. She is survived by her son, Howard E. Thornton III (Lisa); her daughters, Barbara Wrathell, Cathy Stewart (Glenn), and Joan Tabler (Joel); five sisters; and her grandchildren, Christina, Thomas, Cindy, Kelly, Joshua, Grant, Morgan, and Grace; and seven great-grandchildren.
Friends received on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 10AM until time of Funeral Service at 12:30PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel (La Plata, Maryland). Interment at a later date. Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service.