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Amanda Thornton

On February 9, 1959, A baby girl was born to Mr. Willie and Eula Mea Barnes Sr. in Livingston, Texas; they named her Amanda.

Amanda grew up in New Willard Community and attended the Livingston Independent School Districts. At an early age she accepted Christ as her savior and united with the New Beulah Baptist Church in New Willard under the leadership of Rev. W.T. Hawkins.

She was employed with the Goodrich School District as a teacher aid for a number of years. She was a member of the church choir and touched many hearts. She also served as a youth matron.

She is preceded in death by her father; and her daughter: Letoya Barnes Huff.

She leaves to cherish her memories; Husband: Rev. Edward Thornton Jr.; Son: Germaine Barnes; Mother: Evangelist Eula Barnes; Sisters: Cynthia Barnes-Moore (John); Brenda Randolph; Brothers: Raymond Barnes; Pastor Willie Barnes (Timeka); Gerald Barnes; Granddaughter: LaRay Huff; Special Aunts: Mozell Jackson; Uncles: Rev. Ben Andrews (Joyce); Fred Andrews (Anita); Eddie Ray Anderson; Jerry Marshall (Margaret); Special Friends: Evelene Walton; Diane Knapper; Laguila Vance; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers: Willie Barnes II; Christopher Barnes; Jamal Barnes; Joshua Barnes; Raymond Barnes; Gerald Barnes

Honorary Pallbearers: Rev. Edward Thornton Jr.; Willie Fagan; Malcom Wyatt; Gregory Wyatt; Gerald Banes



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Please accept my condolences on the lost of your beloved Amanda. May fond memories of times spent together be comforting during these difficult days. We have the assurance from God that He will swallow up death forever and wipe tears from all faces. That is a sure promise we can look forward. (Isaiah 25:8)

Char Jul 18 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Amanda Thornton

Shirley Criswell Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

Amanda will certainly be missed with that silly giggle and a smile always on her face. I love you girl and to the family may God give you stregnth and let his angels encamp around you all.

shirley jean criswell Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Amanda Thornton

Latrecia robinson Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

Mandy will be missed by all that loves her.

Johnny Robinson Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Amanda Thornton

Johnny Robinson Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

Mandy will be dearly missed, seeing her at church, laughing, talking and calling her shouting John. I love you Mandy. R.I.P. Godspeed Keeping the family lifted. Love you all and God bless

Sandra Carr Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Amanda Thornton

Sandra Carr Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM