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Mrs. Estelle Thornhill, 96 of Dixie passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at her daughter's residence in Ashburn. Mrs. Thornhill was born July 6, 1922 to the late Reuben & Blanche Simpson Mitchell. She was a member of the Barwick Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Sheryl ( Cary) Moore of Ashburn; granddaughter, Casey (Stewart) Kennedy of Edmond, OK; great grandchildren, Emily Anna Kennedy, Peyton Michael Kennedy, and Chansen Emmett Kennedy; two sisters, Dorothy Williams of Barney, and Rosalyn LaBove of Barney; several nieces & nephews. Mrs. Thornhill was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett C. Thornhill; siblings, Louise Hilton, Ora Lee Jones, Velma Godwin, and R. J. Mitchell.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Barwick Baptist Church with Rev. Elbert Channell and Mr. Stewart Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Saturday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Maxwell-Purvis Funeral Home.