Wilma Edith Mason Thornburg

December 7, 1927 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 92)


Wilma Edith Mason Thornburg, 92, of Muncie, IN passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020. Born on December 7, 1927 in Stanford, KY to the late Roy Eugene Gerkey and Lola Myrtle Wells Gerkey. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a wonderful woman who loved and helped everyone. 

She is survived by one son, Lloyd Franklin Mason (Deborah) of Columbus, OH; one daughter, Rosa Lee Mason Daniels of Muncie, IN; four grandchildren, Josh Mason, Joseph Mason, Franklin Mason and John Torr Daniels; great-grandchildren, Meghan Marie Daniels, Bethany Ann Daniels, John Jacob Daniels, Jaden Lynn Daniels, Cameron Mason, Christian Mason and Conner Mason; great-great grandchildren, Mariah Marie Daniels, Taven Anthony Daniels and Heavenly Kay Daniels; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lloyd B. James; second husband, William Thornburg; four brothers, Ovid Gerkey, Carol Gerkey, Donald Gerkey and Glen Gerkey; and five sisters, Thelma Harper, Hazel Spiers, Alma Wheeler, Lois Cave and Louise Harden.

A private family visitation for immediate family only, will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Christian Church in Highland, KY. A private burial will follow immediately after the visitation at Mt. Moriah Christian Church Cemetery. 

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March 21, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Mount Moriah Christian Church
8545 KY HWY 1247
Stanford, KY 40484

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