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Death: September 30, 2012

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Boyd Family Funeral Home
New Orleans, LA

Mary Freeman Thornton

September 30, 2012
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Mary Laverne Freeman-Thornton passed to her eternal rest on Sun., September 30, 2012 at 5:45pm surrounded by her family. Born in Amite, LA on September 18, 1926, she was the 3rd of 4 daughters born to Alma McCoy-Freeman and Fred Freeman. In 1952 she married Alfred Thornton and had 3 children: Alva Thornton-Bourges, Frederick Mark Thornton and Kym Jeffrey Thornton all currently residing in Northern Virginia. She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church. In addition to her 3 children she leaves behind, a sister, Vera Melton of New Orleans, LA, a son-in-law Clayton Bourges, Jr. of Herndon, VA and 2 grandchildren: Clayton Joseph Bourges, III of Herndon, VA and Giela Simone Thornton, of Fairfield, CA, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Thornton; father, Fred Freeman; mother, Alma McCoy-Freeman, 2 sisters: Gladys Nash and Alicia Howard, several nieces, nephews and cousins.