JoAnn Thornton

Published 8:18 am Thursday, September 20, 2018

JoAnn Thornton


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JoAnn Thornton, 66, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018. She is predeceased by her parents, Buddy Junior and Geraldine Anderson Ravencraft; and a son, Jerry Wayne Bodner.

She is survived by her husband, Walter Arnold Thornton and the late Ronnie Wayne Bodner; two daughters, Shelia Bodner and Stacy Lynn (Derek) Storie; a step-son, Jeremy Thornton; a step-daughter, Crystal Thornton; two sisters, Brenda Wilson and Janice Sinkhorn; a granddaughter, Hannah Bodner; two step-grandchildren, Montana Thornton and Noah Thornton.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 22, 2018 at First Christian Church in Junction City. Rev. John Westerfield will officiate. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery. Visitation will be after 6 p.m., Friday, September 21, 2018 at First Christian Church in Junction City.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Gibson, Gary Phillips, Lanny Coulter, Archie Coffman, David Belcher, David Chandler, Gary Denson, Steve Lynn, Raymond Float and Brad Twilley.

Memorial donations are suggested to American Cancer Society. The online guestbook is available at