Mary Ellen Thornton, age 66, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. She was born on March 26, 1952 in Hays, Kansas, the daughter of Victor Calvin & Ruth May Hendrickson Eichbush. She was a resident of Scott City, Kansas since 1972 moving from Hays, Kansas. She was currently working at Heartland Foods as a store clerk.
She was member of the United Methodist Church in Hays, Kansas and a member of AA of Scott City, Kansas
On June 5, 1972 she married Jack R. Thornton in Hays, Kansas. He survives.
Survivors include her Husband - Jack R. Thornton of Scott City, Kansas, One Daughter - Melissa Dawn Jorgenson of Johnstown, Colorado, One Brother - David Eichbush of Hays, Kansas, One Sister - Ruth Lahendro of Aikens, South Carolina, Grandchildren - Gage Malchow of Scott City, Kansas, Alec Malchow of Johnstown, Colorado, Kelby Jorgenson of Johnstown, Colorado, Great Grandchildren - Vincent Malchow of Scott City, Kansas, Ivy Jorgenson of Johnstown, Colorado and Misty Dawn Jorgenson of Johnstown, Colorado.
Mary was preceded in death by her Parents & One Sister - Barbara Kubot.
Memorial Services will be held at the First Christian Church in Scott City, Kansas on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.with Steve Payne presiding.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may made to the AA in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.
Inurnment will be on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Mount Allen Cemetery in Hays, Kansas