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Alice Marie (Landers) Thornton, 86, passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Vonderlieth Living Center.

 

Alice was born on May 4, 1933, in Lincoln, IL; daughter of Clarence and Irene (Webster) Landers. She married Donald Thornton in 1950 in Lincoln, IL. He preceded her in death on November 5, 1989.

 

Surviving Alice are her children: Donald (Jill) Thornton of Auburn, IL, Eva (Tony) Letterle of Mt. Pulaski, IL, and Joannie (Duane) Vincent of Edinburg, IL; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Mary and Sara, two brothers: Jim and Walt, and one great-grandchild.

 

She was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, IL where she taught Sunday School for Preschool-Jr High. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge #2708 in Lincoln, where she served as a past president. She was a foster grandparent for the Oddfellows. Alice was a member of the Senior Oasis Center, Mary Martha Church Club, and C.P.W.M. Circle.

 

Services for Alice will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL with Rev. Steve Blaum officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial at Harmony Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made in Alice’s name to the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, IL.

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