Otelia Thornton

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Otelia Thornton
NORFOLK—Otelia “Tee” Thornton, 87, died Oct. 30, 2009, at Autumn Care Nursing Home.
She was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Holland.
Mrs. Thornton was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church where she sang in the choir.
She was a retired self-employed manicurist and seamstress.
She was predeceased by her husband, Amos Thornton; a sister, Alice Howell; and three brothers, Jobie, Alton and Benjamin Howell.
Survivors include one sister, Sarah Perry, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Metropolitan Funeral Service, 120 W. Berkley Ave.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk.
Condolences may be offered at www.metropolitanfuneralservice.com.