Florence L. Thornton, 83, of Racine, passed away, at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 in the Arbors at Pomeroy. Born October 8, 1934, in Gallipolis, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Buster and Addie Mae Adams Cummins. She was a retired cook from Southern Local School District and she loved to work on her son’s farm and was loved by many. She also was a member of the Antiquity Baptist Church.

Florence is survived by her son, Rex and Crystal Thornton, of Racine, sisters, Hazel Roy, of Racine, and Evelyn Stewart, of Mason, Wv., brothers, Jack (Vickie) Cummins, Russell Cummins, and Larry (Nancy) Cummins, all of Racine. Numerous nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.

In addition to her parents, Florence is preceded in death by her son, Jeffery L. Thornton, sisters, Shirley Cummins, and Pauline Bostick, brothers, George Cummins and Bobbie Cummins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Racine. Pastor Delbert Walker will officiate and interment will follow in the Letart Falls Cemetery. Friends may call two hours prior to the service on Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensking.com