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Kim Thornton

September 22, 1960 — May 30, 2017

Funeral services for Kimberli Ann Speights Thornton were held at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Saulters-Moore Funeral Home Chapel in Prentiss, MS. Mrs. Thornton passed away on May 30th 2017 after a lengthy battle against cancer. Interment followed in Speights Cemetery in Bassfield, MS. Dr. David Michel and Rev. Jimmy McGee officiated. Pallbearers were; Shelly Barnes, Connor Barnes, Patrick Barnes, Lance Magee, Steve Holifield and Dave Cook. Honorary pallbearer was Cooper Darnell. Saulters-Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Kim was born in Madden, Mississippi on September 22nd, 1960. She spent her formative years in Prentiss, MS and was a graduate of Prentiss Christian School. After high school, Kim studied nursing at the University of Southern Mississippi where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree. While at Southern Miss, Kim was a member of the Beta Sigma Chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority. She spent the next 35 years providing loving and compassionate care to her patients in the intensive care unit, the emergency room, and pre-operation unit. Kim will always be remembered for her unfaltering comforting smile and her persona that radiated warmth and kindness. Kim is survived by her husband of 32 years, Mike Thornton of Prentiss; Her son, Michael Thornton and his wife Megan of Magee; Her daughter, Molli of Sand Diego, CA; Her youngest daughter, Macy of Prentiss and two granddaughters, Kaylee and Ann Sullivan. Kim is also survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Speights of Prentiss; her sisters, Van (Shelly) of Prentiss and Carla (Lance) of Prentiss. Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.
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