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“Our prayers and thoughts are with Sharon's family. She will always have a special place in our hearts. ”
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Sharon (Masek) Thornton June 26, 1943 ~ January 15, 2012 Graveside services for Sharon (Masek) Thornton, 68, of Caldwell, and a former resident of Somerville, are set for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Somerville with Fr. Nock Russell officiating. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18th at Strickland Funeral Home in Somerville. Mrs. Thornton died Sunday at Faith Memorial Nursing Home in Pasadena, Texas. Sharon was born in Chadron, Nebraska, the daughter of Charles John and Betty (Trainer) Masek. She graduated from High School in Casper, Wyoming and was married to James Alton Thornton on October 26, 1985 in Bay City, Texas. Sharon was a homemaker most of her life and attended the Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, James Alton Thornton on August 19, 2006. Survivors include her children, Greg Thornton of Pearland, Jeff Thornton of Dickinson and Jamie Harper of Alvin; her two grandchildren, Jeromey Thornton of Austin and Brittney Thornton of Brazoria; along with numerous other relatives. Family members have requested that memorials be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements have been entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home in Somerville. We invite you to visit our website at www.stricklandfuneralhomes.com and sign the on-line register book for Sharon Thornton.

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