Sutphin, Bessie Flinchum Thornton

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Bessie Flinchum Thornton Sutphin, age 82 of Pulaski passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008 at her home. Born April 23, 1926 in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late James Flinchum and Gracie Elmer East Flinchum.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 54 years, Roy Edward Thornton; Sisters, Lucy Edney, Ida Flinchum, Nellie Turpin, Mattie Boyd; Brothers; Walker, Eddie, Raymond , Freeman, Dan, Gordon “Pat” and Archie Flinchum.

She attended the House of Worship and the Peak Creek Mission of Prayer.

Bessie’s last comment for everyone, “Love to All, Live for Jesus and meet me in Heaven”.

Her husband-Everett Boyd Sutphin-Pulaski,

Donald L. Thornton and wife, Diane-Pulaski,
Donnie L. Thornton and wife, Margaret-Georgia,

James Edward Thornton,
Jesse Lee Thornton,
Ryan Patrick Thornton,

Many Nieces and Nephews,

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 11:00 A.M. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Millard Simpkins and Rev Dale Akers officiating. Interment will follow in the Appalachian Conference Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery, Dublin.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P. M. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski
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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.