McConnell Funeral Home

1200 E Forrest St, Athens, AL


Kathleen Jones Thornton

February 17, 1926July 26, 2020

Kathleen Jones Thornton, age 94 of Athens, went to her heavenly home on Sunday July 26, 2020, at Limestone Health Facility.

The family will be holding a private graveside service, with interment at Athens City Cemetery.

Mrs. Thornton was a member of First Presbyterian Church for many, many years. She was a very loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her son Ed Thornton (Rita); daughter, Faye Bryson (Jim); and grandson, Army Sergeant Major Craig Gray.

Mrs. Thornton is preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Thornton; parents, Charles and Amanda Jones; and her three brothers, C.R. Jones, Aaron Jones, and Ralph Jones.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Judy Jones Rotzoll

July 28, 2020

Aunt Kat was absolutely wonderful and so loved. I haven’t seen her in 3 years, but she was as gracious and sweet as always when my daughter and I stopped by for a visit while in Alabama. We so enjoyed visiting with her.
She will be missed.

Jerry and Louise Todd

July 27, 2020

Our sympathy in the loss of your mother/grandmother. We know you have many memories to cling to and cherish in the days ahead.
May God be with you: I know the past few months have been tough on many families. Our prayers will be with you.

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