Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home

429 Donelson Pike, Nashville, TN


Teresa Ann Thornhill

February 28, 1946June 20, 2020

Teresa Ann (Tat) Thornhill, born February 27, 1946, beloved aunt, sister, cousin, and friend, died peacefully in a hospice facility on June 20, 2020. Born in Chattanooga, Tn, she later lived in Long Island, New York and Nashville, TN.

She received her Bachelor's degree from UT Martin and taught school in the Nashville School system, worked for the Easter Seal Society, State of Tennessee Blind Services, and retired from The State of Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole. Tat loved to fish, work outdoors, animals, folk music, and football, especially the Titans.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry George Thornhill and Jeanette Wyatt Thornhill, and her three brothers, Harry G. Thornhill, Timothy W. Thornhill, and Jon Mark Thornhill. She is survived by Gabriel Holley, her loved great- nephew, Shannon Thornhill, niece, Hannah Holley, great-niece, and several other friends, nieces and nephews.

Per her request, a private memorial service will be held with those who loved her. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation at yourcpf.org.


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