Joann Thornton, 82, passed away October 23, 2019. She was born September 10, 1937 in Akron to the late Rufus and Jane Mullins. Joann was a beautiful mom and grandmother that loved keeping her family close. She loved and adored her companion Isabella. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.
Besides her parents, Joann was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; brothers, Olen and Bill Mullins and sisters, Ina Poling, Betty Fouty and Evonne Gearhart. She is survived by her son, Perry (Jennifer) Thornton; daughters, Gail (Thomas) Michael and Pam (Kiran Patel) Thornton; grandchildren, Leslie Ann (Chuck) Hall, James Pritchett, Tracy (Tommy) Spears, Andrew (Michelle) Michael, Raymond Pritchett, and Megan Pritchett; 11 great grandchildren; sister, Clara Lowe; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 10 A.M. on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd. (SR619), Akron, Ohio 44319. Family and friends may call on Saturday from 9 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Hillside Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be made in Joann’s name to the American Heart Association, Great Rivers Affiliate, PO Box 15120, Chicago, Illinois 60693. To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com.
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