Susan Thornberry

March 21, 1965


Susan Thornberry, 55 passed away January 17, 2021 at Park View Hospital in Fort Wayne Indiana. She was born on March 21,1965 to the late Charles “Dick” Thornberry and Ruth Young Thornberry.

Susan was a lifelong resident of Fayette County. She loved so many things, but especially attending church, big band music, Elmo, and she loved to go bowling. Susie loved to use her voice to sing out in church, welcome her many friends and cheer on the Buckeyes.

Susan is preceded in death by her parents, aunts Rosa Long, Dutch Alkire, Carolyn Wise, Nancy Brill, uncles Charles Young SR., Carey Young and Michael Young.

Susan is survived by Aunts Sharon(Stan) Wendt of Dayton, Brenda (Bob) Crabtree of Springfield, uncle Bob (Tammy) Thornberry of Wilmington and her very special friend Doug Sowders.

A special thank you to her caretakers Judy and Bill Myers. Also thank you to the staff and administration of the Fayette Progressive School and Fayette County Board of DD for always trying to find ways to enhance Susan’s life so that she might live it to the fullest.

Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers,  may be made to Fayette County Special Olympics 1330 Robinson Rd. Washington C.H., Ohio 43160.

Arrangements are by

Morrow Funeral Home


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