Carol Thornton ~ Class of 1968

Carol Thornton - 1968

Carol Thornton - Death Notice

Carol Thornton - recent

Carol Ann Thornton, born April 21, 1950 - died Thursday, January 30, 2003, at her home with those she loved at her side and family near by.

Carol grew up and lived most of her life in Richland. One of three daughters she was preceded in death by her father Edward E. Thornton and is survived by her cherished mother Elizabeth Thornton, her two beloved sisters Ellen Thornton and Monica Thornton Hayes ('65) and brother–in-law, Michael Bishop. She also leaves behind one son, Matthew Thornton, of whom she was very proud.

As a child Carol attended Christ the King Grade School and graduated from Richland High School class of 1968. She had many creative talents and eye for design and was full of artistic flair.

Carol was a gifted cosmetologist and practiced briefly in Dallas Texas, Renton, and Spokane, but mostly worked in various local shops. A kind, generous and loving spirit, Carol lived full passion and her witty sense of humor and company will be sadly missed.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 8, 2003 at Christ The King Catholic Church with a reception following.

Memorial may be made to Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice, 2108 W. Entiat Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336. Arrangements made by Einan’s Funeral Home.