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Gmelina Marilyn Thornes

“From Labor to Rest” 

The Thornes, Cook and Wiles families with profound sorrow, sadness and heavy hearts announce the home going of our beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunty, niece, cousin and a very good and trusted friend to many, Gmelina Marilyn Thornes. This sudden and sad event took place on the evening of March 17, 2017 at her home in Frederick, Maryland.

Marilyn leaves to mourn her loss, her loving daughter Camille Siede, her step-mother Mamusu Wiles-Thornes; siblings: Dorothy (Wilfred),  Jande, James Melvin Jr. (Kwian), Raphael, Joveta, Doris (Jerry), Diana, Frederick and Louise; Uncle Adolph Delaney, Aunty Mary Thornes Smuckers, Cousin Emmett Peabody, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father James Melvin Thornes Sr. and mother Eliza Cook.
Funeral Arrangements:
Saturday, April 22nd at 9:00 a.m.
All Saints Church
106 W. Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Funeral Service:
Saturday, April 22nd 10:00 am
All Saints Church
106 W. Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701
A Donation Fund has been established for voluntary contributions from friends and family.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
All donations can be made to:
G. Marilyn Thornes Donation Fund
Routing#: 051400549
Account#: 6371153955
Contact Persons: 
Camille Davies: 832-344-7177 
Dorothy Passawe: 703-590-8164 
James Melvin Thornes Jr.: 225-773-6592 
Emmett Peabody: 215-872-5656

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