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Bessie Neldaline “Sissy” Thornton

June 19, 1928 — March 31, 2011

Graveside Services for Miss Bessie Neldaline “Sissy” Thornton, 82, of West Monroe, LA will be 2:00 PM Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Newton Cemetery in Richland Parish, LA with Elder Ken Collinsworth officiating.

Miss. Thornton was born June 19, 1928 in Crossroads, LA and passed away on March 31, 2011 in West Monroe, LA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Bessie Thornton.

She is survived by her sister, Shirley Fulford of West Monroe, LA; brother, M.B. Thornton of Delhi, LA; sister, Melba Wills and her husband Wayne of Pembroke Pines, FL; sister, Sue Rigdon and her husband Jackie of Waco, TX; nieces, Pamela Eisler and her husband Patrick, Brenda Fulford, Carolyn DeBarge and her husband John, Judy Foote and her husband Jerry, Jana Kelly and her husband Greg, Lori Cook and her husband Steve, Deborrah Watson and her husband Reggy; nephews, Edward Fulford and his wife Kristin, Kenneth Thornton, Stephen Rigdon and his wife Charlene, Derek Rigdon and his wife Kristi, David Wills and his wife Lori; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Steve Rigdon, Edward Fulford, Pat Eisler, and Ken Thornton.

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.

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