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-Marjorie A. Allen Davis-

Marjorie A. Allen Davis, age 80, formerly of Morning Sun, died Thursday March 8, 2012 at the Colonial Manor in Columbus Junction.  The daughter of Harry and Lena (Thompson) Allen, she was born September 11, 1931 at Morning Sun.  In April of 1950, she married Mike Thornton and they later divorced.  She was a 1949 graduate of the Morning Sun High School. She retired from working at Admiral’s in Galesburg after 25 years of employment.  She was a member of the Morning Sun United Methodist Church.

Survivors include:  one daughter, Pamela Hartsock of Columbus Junction; one son, Richard Thornton of Ames; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother, Everett Allen of Canton, Michigan; one sister, Shirley Self of Sturgeon, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

The funeral service was held Monday, March 12, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Morning Sun, with Rev. Jay Self officiating; interment followed at the Elmwood Cemetery in Morning Sun.

Friends called on Sunday from 3-5:00 p.m. at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Morning Sun, where the family met with friends.

A memorial in her name has been established for the Colonial Manor Care Center.

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