A great adventure
FROM THE BISHOP DAVID GRAVES In an introductory greeting to the South Georgia Conference, Bishop David Graves said he looks forward to serving with the clergy and laity of the ...
The BEST Yes
OUR CONNECTION MATTERS ALLISON LINDSEY “A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 Did you know that research estimates the average adult makes ...
Print this Edition
About Us Birthdays Obituaries Scripture Readings

Mrs. Marlene N. Thornton

October 13, 2020
Marlene N. Thornton, 66, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2020.

Marlene was the pianist at First United Methodist Church of Hinesville. She had a deep love for music and for animals. Along with the piano, she played the flute, melodica, violin, and a variety of percussion instruments.

She was preceded in death by her parents, C. Marvin and Elizabeth M. Nettles of Ridgeland, SC; and her husband, best friend, and soulmate, Dale Thornton.

She is survived by one brother, M. Eugene Nettles (Nancy) of Spartanburg, SC; sisters-in-law, Marjorie Reese of Ridgeland, SC and Teresa Fowler (Harold) of Palm Coast, FL, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be private.

Family and friends are invited to watch the service via Livestream at www.facebook.com/cfhbchapel2 or listen via audio feed provided by the Hinesville First United Methodist Church at www.hinesvillemethodist.com on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, Marlene’s loved ones request remembrances be made to GHC Hospice, PO Box 15665, Savannah, GA 31416 or the Isaiah 6:8 Mission isa68.org.

Arrangements are provided by Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel. To share a memory or leave a condolence, please visit www.carteroglethorpe.com.

Stay in the know

Sign up for our newsletters


Conference Office

3040 Riverside Dr., Suite A-2 - Macon, GA 31210

PO Box 7227 - Macon, GA 31209

478-738-0048 | 800-535-4224

Administrative Office

3040 Riverside Dr., Suite A-2 - Macon, GA 31210

PO Box 7227 - Macon, GA 31209

478-738-0048 | 800-535-4224

Camping & Retreat Ministries

99 Arthur J. Moore Dr - St Simons Is., GA 31522

PO Box 20408 - St Simons Island, GA 31522

912-638-8626 | 888-266-7642

Contact us

Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.