OBITUARY

Lillian Walker Thorn

October 1, 1939June 4, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Lillian Walker Thorn announces her passing on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the age of 78 years. Lillian was born on October 1, 1939 in Sylvester, Texas, the daughter of the late Nancy (Hollis) and John Lee. Lillian will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 25 years, Larry Thorn of Bedford, Texas. She will also be fondly remembered by her children, Phillip Walker of Irving, Cory Walker of Haltom City, Tevi Caver and husband Don, and Mendi Burres and husband Steve, Robert and Catherine Hastings. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren, Tori Walker, Gauge Walker, Mikayla and Colton Burres, Ryan Caver, and William, James, Robert Louis and Christopher Hastings. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bobbie Jay and Cole and four sisters, Mavis Floyd, Shirley Lee, Wilna Haskell, and Violet Harrington. A Funeral Service in memory of Lillian will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, 1515 South Chestnut, Lufkin, with close friend, Bob Menton officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot at Bennett Cemetery in Apple Springs, Texas. Pallbearers will be Don Caver, Steve Burres, Gauge Walker, Rob Hastings, Roger Floyd and Anthony Floyd. Honorary pallbearers will be James Hastings and Ronnie Lankford. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Larry Thorn, Husband of 45 Years
  • Phillip Walker, Son
  • Cory Walker, Son
  • Tevi Caver and husband Don, Daughter
  • Mendi Burres and husband Steve, Daughter and Son-in-Law
  • Mrs. Thorn also leaves behind nine grandchildren, Tori Walker, Gauge Walker, Mikayla and Colton Burres, Ryan Caver, and William, James, Louis and Christopher Hastings.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Nancy (Hollis) and John Lee; two brothers, Bobbie Jay and Cole and four sisters, Mavis Floyd, Shirley Lee, Wilna Haskell, and Violet Harrington.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Don Caver, Active
  • Steve Burres, Active
  • Gauge Walker, Active
  • Rob Hastings, Active
  • Roger Floyd, Active
  • Anthony Floyd, Active
  • James Hastings, Honorary
  • Ronnie Lankford, Honorary

Services

  • Funeral Service Sunday, June 10, 2018
REMEMBERING

Lillian Walker Thorn

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Laurie Walker-Stupak

June 10, 2018

Absolute respect and love for this beautiful soul! Thank you for always having a huge heart, for continuously putting your family first, for being an amazing mother-in-law, grandmother, mother, and wife. You were loved more than you ever knew.

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

It is with great sadness that the family of Lillian Walker Thorn announces her passing on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the age of 78 years.
Lillian was born on October 1, 1939 in Sylvester, Texas, the daughter of the late Nancy (Hollis) and John Lee.
Lillian will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 25 years, Larry Thorn of Bedford, Texas. She will also be fondly remembered by her children, Phillip Walker of Irving, Cory Walker of Haltom City, Tevi Caver and husband Don, and Mendi Burres and husband Steve, Robert and Catherine Hastings. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren, Tori Walker, Gauge Walker, Mikayla and Colton Burres, Ryan Caver, and William, James, Robert Louis and Christopher Hastings.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bobbie Jay and Cole and four sisters, Mavis Floyd, Shirley Lee, Wilna Haskell, and Violet Harrington.
A Funeral Service in memory of Lillian will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, 1515 South Chestnut, Lufkin, with close friend, Bob Menton officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot at Bennett Cemetery in Apple Springs, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Don Caver, Steve Burres, Gauge Walker, Rob Hastings, Roger Floyd and Anthony Floyd.
Honorary pallbearers will be James Hastings and Ronnie Lankford.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.