Marilyn Delores Thornburg

Published 8:35 am Monday, August 10, 2015

Marilyn Delores Thornburg, 71, Johnson City, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015, at Franklin Woods Community Hospital.
Ms. Thornburg was a Johnson City native and a daughter of the late Charles and Florence Miller Berry.
Ms. Thornburg attended Berea Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Staton; her second husband, Martin Luther Thornburg; one brother, Wayne Berry; and four sisters, Margaret Lay, Lucille Cooper, Mary Frances Deardorff and Pauline Pierce.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherry Carver, and her husband, Jonathan, and Angela Staton; one son, Rick Staton; one sister, Zola Bailey; and a special friend, Tina Fields.
The family of Marilyn Thornburg will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 8, at Morris-Baker Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to Happy Valley Memorial Park for the 2 p.m. graveside services. Memories and condolences may be shared with the Thornburg family via
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Thornburg family.

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