Thornton, Debbie Hendrix (LaFayette)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Debbie Hendrix Thornton, 58, of Lakeland, Florida (formerly of LaFayette) passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017.

Prior to her move to Florida, she was a member of the Community Baptist Church on Lee Mason Road. Debbie had a passion for music and a love of helping others and was active in many outreach ministries throughout her life.

She is survived by her daughter, Renee (David) Griffin of LaFayette; sons, Robert Thornton and Jamie Thornton both of LaFayette; grandchildren, Nicholas, Olivia, Jazmyn, Abigail, Georgia, Morgan, and Megan; parents, Robert “Shot” Thornton of LaFayette and Nelva Allmon of Lakeland, Fla.; sisters, Sherri Dampier and Vicki Foreman both of Lakeland, Fl.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Matthew Gilmore officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the ministry of your choice.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.



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