1903 - 1965

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                               LAKELAND WOMAN WHO WAS STRUCK BY CAR DIES
 A 61 yr. old Lakeland woman who was struck b y a car on Highland St. just west of Lakeland 5 days ago, died at Lakeland General Hospital this morning.
 She was Mrs. Sina England Thornton of 802 Southern Ave., whose death brings to 4 the number of persons killed in Polk Co. accidents this year. No charges were placed against the car's driver, Eurie A. D.  Harrison, 46, of route 3, state Trooper B. B. Justice said.
 A native of Hickman Co., Tenn., she came here 42 years ago from Wrigley, Tenn. She was a member of the Lake Wire Church of Christ.
 Survivors include her father, Cullum England of Wrigley; 5 daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Parker of Nashville, Tenn., ,rs. Mary Emma Stewart of  Detroit, Mich. and Miss Myrtly Thornton, Mrs. Ruth Anderson and Miss Marie Thornton all of Medulla; 3 sons, William Kenneth Thornton, Medulla, Wallace R. Thornton of Tampa, and Jesse D. Thornton, Mulberry, 2 sisters and 4 brothers, all of Wrigley. - Lakeland Ledger , Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1965.

Born; Sept. 2, 1903 in Graham, Hickman Co., Tenn. –
Died; Jan. 26, 1965 in Lakeland, Polk Co., Fl.
Burial in Fitzgerald Cemetery Lakeland, Polk Co., Fl.
also referred as being in Medulla, Polk Co., Fl.
Family Note:
My mother's first marriage was on 5 Nov 1924 to Harry Jones of Columbus, GA

She married my father on 29 Jan 1936 in Dickson, TN. They moved to Lakeland, FL where they had 7 children, I being the youngest.
Find-A-Grave Memorial # 52239669
Created by Anna Thornton-Wyman

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