Mary Derrick Thornton, 90, wife of the late Harold Otis Thornton passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was born on May 10, 1929 to the late Charles Ray Derrick and Janie Lou Mathias Derrick. She worked for Allied Chemical Company and was of the Baptist faith.
Mary is survived by two daughters, Linda Shealey (Mark) and Suzie Harbort; one son, Jimmy Thornton; eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Beaufort Derrick and Charles Ray Derrick Jr.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM on Friday, July 5, 2019, in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington. The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM until 2:45 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow the funeral service in Celestial Memorial Gardens.