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Stephanie Thornton

April 29, 1957 — October 5, 2019

Stephanie Thornton

Bloomington - Stephanie K. Thornton, 62, of Bloomington passed away at 1:26 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington with Rev. Brian Peacher, Sr. officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Normal. Memorials may be directed to Chestnut Health Systems or Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

Stephanie was born on April 29, 1957, in Bloomington, a daughter to Francis and Anne (Travers) Flynn. She married Wayne Thornton in 2000 in Bloomington. He preceded her in death in 2007.

Surviving is her daughter, Alicia Lenard of Bloomington; grandchildren, Danté Cooper-Lenard of Arlington, Texas and Christina Lenard of Bloomington; sister, Theresa (Archie) Buccino of Naples, Florida; brothers, Kevin (Lorraine) Flynn of Chicago and John (Diane) Flynn of Bloomington; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends to cherish her memory.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and many aunts and uncles.

Stephanie was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and Heartland Community College. She was a faithful member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and accepted Jesus Christ at an early age.

Her life was devoted to helping others through their struggles, especially helping those at Chestnut Health Systems. She was known for her kind heart and larger-than-life personality. Stephanie will be missed greatly by all who knew her.

Visitation

OCT 11. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
801 W. Market St.
Bloomington, IL 61704

Funeral Service

OCT 11. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
801 W. Market St.
Bloomington, IL 61704

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