Deborah Faye (Rash) Thornton


Deborah Faye (Rash) Thornton, age 61.  Sunrise April 14, 1954 in Welch, WV and Sunset July 2, 2015 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH.  Deborah was employed at Select Specialty and Extended Stay.  She was preceded in by her parents John R. and Willie Mary Rash, sister Vedetta Rash, and special nephew gift of life donor Evens Archer of Baltimore, MD.   Left to cherish her memory, sons Clarence J. Thornton and Jeremy C. Thornton, daughter Geralanda S. Brown, companion Gerald Brown, gifted children Alethea Chanault and Sequana Brown and Tiangie, Teasha and David Johnson, brother Robert R. Rash, George E.  Rash, sisters Sandra Watkins, Mary T. (Scotty) Henderson, Juanita (Robert) Cummings, Jacqueline Rash and Delores (Richard) Richardson, aunts Estelle Rash, uncle Judge Montgomery of Newport News, VA,  9 grandchildren and a host cousins and friends.  Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Friday July 10, 2015 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE 2500 Cleveland  Ave.  Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. Denyce Ransom Gervansi :

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers and condolences are with you.

  2. Larry K. Banks and Family :

    To the Rash & Thornton Family

    May the good Lord that hears our every prayer continue to comfort you all doing your Hours of Bereavement in the transition of your live one Deborah (Faye) Rash-Thornton.

    Larry K. Banks & Family
    Richmond, VA

  3. As you prepare to celebrate a life well lived, God has promised to swallow up death forever Isaiah 25:8 and that he will resurrect our dear loved ones who have passed away John 5:28 and 29.

  4. Dee Dee Thomas :

    My sincere condolences is extended to the Thornton and Rash families. I pray that you all sense the comforting presence of the Lord during this time.

  5. Phyllis Hairston-Ransom :

    Family: May the Creator give you enough wind beneath your wings to carry you through this journey. Peace and love flowing your way.

    Phyllis Hairston-Ransom &
    Carla Watson

  6. Charles Leonard :

    Sorry to hear this..she will be missed

  7. Darlene Bagley Kent :

    So Sorry to hear of Deborah Faye’s home going , may God give the family the peace and comfort they need at this time . I remember being neighbors in Elbert and spending time in Thorpe with the Rash Family, Love to all of you

    Darlene Bagley Kent and Family

  8. Diann (DD) Froe Jeffries :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time!

  9. Brenda Kelsor :

    So sorry for your Loss, my deepest sympathy to the Family. Praying for you.

  10. Tina Hairston :

    Rash Thornton family my prayers and thoughts are with you God Bless you all

  11. William ''Jackie'' Staples :

    May God comfort the family of Deborah Faye, God has a new angle. She is at peace now, no more pain. We will all see you again. REST IN PEACE my sister until we meet again. GOD bless this family and friends in this time of need. Amen

  12. Faye parker :

    Juanita so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your family.

  13. Phyllis Brown :

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Deb was an amazing woman. She was loved and trusted by many. She will be deeply missed but will forever live on in our hearts. So, to the children of Deb, if you ever need anything contact me, Phyllis Brown 614-725-0793. Love you all.

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