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Carol Jean Thornton Jewkes
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1925
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: May 30, 2006
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

[Deseret Newspaper obit - 1 June 2006]
Carol Jean "Thornton" Jewkes 1925 ~ 2006 Carol was born to Charles and Grace (Greenwood) Thornton in Midvale UT, the 10th of April 1925 and returned to our Father in Heaven 30th of May 2006 due to a lingering illness. Carol graduated from Jordan High School with honors, attended BYU and Utah State, she worked for Deseret Book Co. for eight years and she was very active at the LDS church having held many callings in all their auxiliaries. She also served as an ordinance worker for 14 years in the Jordan River Temple. She enjoyed reading all types of Literature Shakespeare being a favorite. And loved to give dramatic readings. Carol had a great love for people and enjoyed sending cards for birthdays and special occasions to her family and friends. Carol married Alma Hue Jewkes in the LDS Salt Lake Temple on the 12th of December 1945. Carol is Survived by; daughter, Alma Jean Porschet (Doug), Sodus, New York; son, Thornton Lee Jewkes, Sandy, Ut, son, Ray Hue Jewkes, Sandy, Ut; son, Eduardo Escobedo (Adena), Summerville, SC; grandkids, Jonathan (Chris), Jeffery (Emily), Dania, Chris, Martha, Elana (Morgan), Jackie, Paul, Valerie, Lauren; three great-grandkids, Karson, Abe and Layne and awaiting two new arrivals; sisters, Lucille Jewkes, Emma Jane Nelson (Glenn), Lavon Thornton and sister-in-law, Bonnie Thornton, and many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Beth Hodges and a brother, Calvin Thornton. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 3rd, 1:00 p.m., at the Mt. Jordan 3rd Ward 8950 So. 400 E., Sandy UT. Family and friends may call Friday evening from 6-8 pm at the Larkin Sunset Gardens 1950 E. 10600 S., Sandy UT. and at the ward on Saturday 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.. prior to the services. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.

Family links: 
  Charles William Thornton (1897 - 1959)
  Grace Greenwood Thornton (1901 - 1994)
  Thornton Lee Jewkes (1949 - 2008)*
  Mary Beth Jewkes Hodges (1953 - 1986)*
  Carol Jean Thornton Jewkes (1925 - 2006)
  Calvin Charles Thornton (1929 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.55446, -111.84179
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Record added: Apr 20, 2009
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Carol Jean <i>Thornton</i> Jewkes
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