Vonzene Rials Thornhill
Vonzene Rials Thornhill
  • October 27, 1933 - July 5, 2017
  • Columbia, Mississippi

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Ms. Vonzene Rials Thornhill, aged 83 years of Columbia, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Marion General Hospital. She was a licensed practical nurse and retired with Marion General Hospital. She was a member of Morgantown Church of God.
Ms. Thornhill was preceded in death by her parents, Macon and Ethel Price Rials; and a brother, Donnie Rials. She is survived by her son, Jerry "Junie" Thornhill and daughter-in-law, Gail Thornhill; two sisters, Carolyn Faye Thornhill and brother-in-law, Tommy Thornhill, and Sonya Hutcherson; three brothers, Neville "Buddy" Rials and sister-in-law, Earline Rials, Kennie Rials, and Dennie Rials and sister-in-law, Renee Rials; a grandson, Jeremy Thornhill and granddaughter-in-law, Stacy Thornhill; six great-grandchildren, Chase Thornhill, Cooper Thornhill, Heidi Thornhill, Maddie Claire Sauls, Preston Sauls, and Molly Sauls; a sister-in-law, Deana Rials; and a cousin, Doyle Powell, whom she considered her brother; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
A visitation will be on Friday, July 7, 2017 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Colonial Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:00pm at the funeral home. Interment will be at Mt. Sinai Cemetery. Assisting as pallbearers will be Ken Powell, Neville Rials, Roman Rials, Robert Speights, Jeremy Thornhill, Chase Thornhill Cooper Thornhill, and Preston Sauls.