Mrs. Libby Ruth Thornell, 95, of Eclectic, passed away February 25, 2017. She was born March 19, 1921.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 28 at 1:00 pm at Rushenville Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Estes and Rev. Adrian Cahill officiating. Burial will follow at Bullard Cemetery, Linville Memorial Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be Monday, February 27, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Linville Memorial Funeral Home.
Libby was a member of Rushenville Baptist Church for 86 years. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Her goal in life was to love and take care of her family and others.
She is survived by son, James Thornell; daughters, Carolyn Denham (Rex) and Ruthie Spencer (Les); six grandchildren, Larry Thornell (Cindy), David Thornell (Carol), Chris Denham (Christie), Ashley Mims, Hayley Hooks (Adam) and Janice Thornell; fourteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by husband, Roscoe Thornell; sons, Lawrence Thornell and Charlie Thornell; daughter-in-law, Moncell Thornell; and great granddaughter, Loryn Brown.
Donations can be made in Libby Thornell’s memory to Rushenville Baptist Church and a scholarship fund at the University of Alabama addressed to Loryn “lo” Brown Scholarship Fund, G14 Rose Administration Building, Box 870101, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0101.
The family extends heartfelt thanks to Community Hospice. Online condolences at www.linvillememorial.com.
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