There will be no services.
Mrs. Thornton was born on December 4, 1934, in Muscatine, Iowa. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Goldie Swank Slack.
Mrs. Thornton was a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, her sister, Connie Slack Keith, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Thornton of Cadiz; two daughters, Debbie Thornton Rogers of Auburn, Wash., and Tania Thornton Wood of Cheyenne, Wyo.; son, Colten Thornton of Seattle, Wash.; two brothers, Jim Slack of Muscatine, Iowa, and Stephen Slack of Chanhassen, Minn.; and a sister, Gwen Slack Schroeder of Aurora, Colo.
Lamb Funeral Home in Hopkinsville was in charge of all the arrangements.