Gretchen Moody Thornton, 91, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville, MS. She was born December 10, 1928, to Dewey Anderson Moody and Ludie Jane Frederick Moody. Gretchen enjoyed sewing, cooking, cleaning, gardening, fishing, and just being outdoors. She was Baptist. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM on Friday, October 30, 2020, at Booneville Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in New Site Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. She is survived by her son, Dwight Thornton and his girlfriend, Melinda Cagle of Booneville; two brothers, Mack Moody (Dorothy) of Cicero, IL, and Thad Moody (Linda) of Rienzi, MS; two grandsons, Stevie Thornton and Chris Thornton; a step-grandson, Timmy McVey; and step-granddaughter, Brooke McVey, all of Booneville; eight great-great-grandchildren; a host of nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dorris Truman Thornton; her brothers and her sisters. Condolences may be extended to the family at

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