Alice M. Thornton

Alice Marie (Landers) Thornton, 86, of Lincoln, passed away Sunday June 2, 2019 at Vonderlieth Living Center.

She was born May 4, 1933 in Lincoln,the daughter of Clarence and Irene (Webster) Landers. She married Donald Thornton in 1950. He preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild.

Surviving are her children, Donald (Jill) Thornton of Auburn, Eva (Tony) Letterle of Mt. Pulaski, and Joannie (Duane) Vincent of Edinburg; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. 

She was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, where she taught Sunday School for Pre-School-Jr High. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge #2708 in Lincoln, where she served as a past president. She was a foster grandparent for the Oddfellows.  Alice was a member of the Senior Oasis Center, Mary Martha Church Club, and C.P.W.M. Circle.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 7 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln with Rev. Steve Blaum officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial at Harmony Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made to the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, IL.