Minnie L. Thornton of Talent, Oregon, passed away November 21st at the age of 88 years. Minnie was born in Sacramento, CA, then moved to Hollister in 1924. A graduate of Hollister High School, Minnie worked for the local branch of the Bank Of America and also was an accounting assistant for Frank Gould before leaving Hollister in 1956. She was preceded in death by her husband Elson Thornton, mother Flora I. Lynn, sister Lucile (Shore) Hackett, and brother Elder Delmue. Minnie is survived by her daughter Darlene (Smith) Holstien, son-in-law James Holstien, 3 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a niece, Barbara (Shore) Poggi and husband Joe of Hollister.
Private arrangements have been held. Memorial donations are preferred to the American Heart Association.