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Evenlyn Thornton

Evelyn E. Thornton “Nana,”96, of Little Rock, previously of Cabot and Batesville, Arkansas, died on May 31, 2014.

She was the youngest of eleven children and she was preceded in death by six brothers; four sisters; her husband, Milton Lewis Thornton; her parents, John and Rose Fisher; her son, Ken Thornton; and one son-in-law, Mike Marraro.

She is survived by one daughter, Diane Marraro; two granddaughters, Kendra Turner (Steve) and Chrissy Cook (Joe); four grandsons, Danny Marraro, Charlie Marraro, Ryan Thornton and Aaron Thornton; eight great grandchildren; and many friends and loved ones.

Family received friends at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe, with services following at 2:00 p.m.. Burial was at Old Austin Cemetery. Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.


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