Marcia Dickson Thornton, Magee, MS

Marcia Dickson Thornton, 61, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 at home. She was born on May 17, 1953. She was the daughter of Marion R. "Jackie" Dickson, Sr. and Mrs. Mary Williamson Dickson.

Marcia was a former business owner of Dickson Appliance in Magee.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Marcia is survived by her husband, Fred Thornton; one son, Blake Dickens and wife Traci of Magee; one daughter, Mandy Dickens Mangum and husband Davis of Mize; one brother, Marion R. "Marty" Dickson, Jr. of Mt.Olive; one sister, Mary Larke Powell of Mt. Olive; grandchildren, Justin Dickens, Conner Dickens, Ian Mangum and Colin Mangum.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 23 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Tutor Funeral Home of Magee. Services are scheduled for Tuesday, June 24, at 10:30 am, with visitation from 9-10:30 am prior to the service at First Baptist Church in Mount Olive. Interment will follow in the New Hope Cemetery in Simpson County. Online condolences may be made at