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Sara L. Thornhill

Mrs. Sara L. Thornhill, 80, was called home from this life February 20, 2018, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Sara was born February 19, 1938 in Lawrence County to James Arvin Wallace and Edna Alexander Wallace.
A graveside service was held Friday, February 23, 2018, at Powell’s Grove Pentecostal Church in Jayess. Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Mrs. Thornhill was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by all her family and friends. She retired from Columbia Training School as a security guard. When she was able, she attended Powell’s Grove Pentecostal Church as a faithful member and enjoyed cooking, sewing, fishing, camping and gardening.
Surviving her are her husband of 63 years, Paul D. Thornhill of Jayess; 2 daughters, Dianne Barnett and husband, Lamar, of Jayess and Rhonda Hudson of Jayess; 5 grandchildren, Cary Barnett, Paula Waites, Scottie Barnett, Ashley Hudson and Alandra Hudson; 10 great-grandchildren, Nicole Barnett, Christopher Barnett, Freddy Martinez, Elizabeth Waites, Alex Barnett, Decota Garner, Cai Garner, Caleb Brown, Kolton Dykes and Kayra Dykes; 1 brother, Thomas L. Wallace of Columbia, and one sister, Jimmie Lambert of Columbia.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Arvin and Edna Wallace; one brother, Joel Wallace, and one sister, Janice Hamilton.
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