Rushville Times Newspaper, October
24, 1934, Rushville, Illinois
services were held at the M. E. church
last Sunday afternoon, conducted by
Corbin B. Stambaught, for Mrs. Martha
Thornton, aged seventy-six years, who
passed away at her home here last
Friday following a stroke of paralysis
Tuesday morning of last week.
survived by six children, Chester,
Charles, Mrs. Tracy Miller, and Mrs.
Ola Kerr of Browning; Shelton of
Beardstown, Mrs. William Winston of
near Bushnell, and one brother, Alburn
Thornton of Beardstown. Her
husband, William Thornton, passed on
several years ago. Burial was
made in the Ridgeville cemetery.
The Rushville Times Newspaper,
Rushville, Schuyler County,
Illinois, c/o Schuyler Co. Jail
Museum, 200 S. Congress Street,
Rushville, IL 62681;
Martha Ellen Thornton married
William Shelton Thornton.