Rose Marie Thornhill

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Rose Marie (McDougal) Thornhill, age 96, a Coalgate resident.

BORN: She was born on March 17, 1922, to John David and Rosa Anna (Sparks) McDougal, at Richville, OK.

PASSED AWAY: Rose passed away on February 7, 2019 at Coalgate, OK.

AGE: 96 years, 10 months and 21 days.

Rose attended school at Krebs, Bache & graduated in 1940 from Haileyville High School in Oklahoma. After graduation she attended secretarial school, working in Pennsylvania and then in OKC at Douglas Aircraft plant , where she met and married Ernest Gilbert Thornhill in 1943 at Yuma, AZ. After his discharge from the Marines in 1945 they moved to his home town of Tifton, GA and became owner/operator of Thornhill Construction Company. Rose was of the Baptist faith; she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Tifton, GA., where she taught Sunday school. After Ernest' death in 1986, she returned to Oklahoma. She enjoyed working in her yard and growing a variety of flowers. She had a God given talent of writing religious and patriotic poetry along with songs that she composed with music. When Rose was 16, Baxter Music Co. published her poem "Sips of Life", she has had several published in local newspapers & books. Rose was a wonderful wife, mother & grandmother who devoted her life to God and her family.


SURVIVED BY
DAUGHTERS: Tanya Thornhill of Coalgate, OK
Karen Eddings & husband Richard of Coalgate, OK

GRANDSONS: Roy Hopkins & wife Ashley of Coalgate, OK
Jason Eddings & wife Amanda of Ada, OK
Shane Eddings & wife Kristi of Stuart, OK

GRANDDAUGHTERS: Patricia Waite & husband Jim of Georgia
Amanda Eddings of Norman, OK

6-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN

Along with many dear & loved family & friends.


PRECEDED IN DEATH BY

PARENTS: John David and Rosa Anna (Sparks) McDougal
HUSBAND: Ernest Gilbert Thornhill
INFANT SON
SISTERS: Gertrude Dixon, Elsie Harding, Violet Bryant, Joyce Ward,
Johnye Drummonds
BROTHER: Alva D. (Mac) McDougal

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DATE OF SERVICES: 2:00 PM Saturday, February 9th, 2019

PLACE OF SERVICES: Brown's Funeral Chapel, Coalgate, Oklahoma

OFFICIATING: Mr. Danny McDougal
ASSISITING: Pastor David McDougal

INTERMENT: McCarty Cemetery

FAMILY NIGHT: Friday 6-8 PM

CASKETBEARERS: David Harding, Rev. David McDougal, Howard O' Daniel, Jack McDougal, Bryan Roberts, Jason Eddings

HONORARY CASKETBEARERS: Cecil Hedricks

CONDOLENCES MAY BE SENT TO THE FAMILY BY EMAIL TO: BROWNSFSCOALGATE@SBCGLOBAL.NET. PLEASE REFERENCE THE NAME OF THE DECEASED IN YOUR CORRESPONDENCE


SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
BROWN'S FUNERAL SERVICE - COALGATE, OK
Published on February 8, 2019
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