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 Elizabeth “Bessie” <I>Ware</I> Thornley

Elizabeth “Bessie” Ware Thornley

Birth
Layton, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 24 May 1996 (aged 97)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 15-13-C-5
Memorial ID 123193 · View Source
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Daughter of James Ware and Charlotte Young

Married Jesse Layton Thornley, 12 Feb 1925, Logan, Cache, Utah

SALT LAKE CITY--Elizabeth "Bessie" Ware Thornley, died Friday, May 24, 1996, in Salt Lake City.

She was born December 31, 1898 in Layton, Utah, a daughter of James and Charlotte Young Ware.

She Married Jesse Layton Thornley, February 12, 1925 in Logan LDS Temple. He died October 7, 1972.

She attended Davis High School and had lived in Layton, Utah most of her life. She had been a bookkeeper for her husband and Continental Oil Co. for 29 years.

She was a member of the Layton LDS 1st Ward where she served in the Primary, M.I.A. and was a visiting teacher. She had been active in drama productions.

Surviving are one daughter, Glenna T. (Bill) Smith, Bountiful, Utah; one son, John Ware Thornley, Layton, Utah; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 1996, Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1074 North Fairfield Rd. Friends may call Tuesday 6-8 p.m., and Wednesday, 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)


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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 123193
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Bessie” Ware Thornley (31 Dec 1898–24 May 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 123193, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .