Obituaries

Obituaries

Lloyd Thorington 1927 - 2005 Topeka

Services for Lloyd Thorington, 77, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Country Acres Harvest Church in Topeka. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka.Mr. Thorington died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.He was born Nov. 1, 1927, in Hutchinson, the son of Earl and Silverlene Wheeldon Thorington. He attended Salt City Business College in Hutchinson. He lived in Lawrence for 13 years.Mr. Thorington served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked for the civil service in Kansas and Colorado. He was also employed by the Bureau of Reclamation in Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. He attended Acres Harvest Church and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union 226.He married Esther M. Wilson on July 18, 1949, in Clayton, N.M. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Ron, Buffalo, N.Y., and Don, Springfield, Ill.; a daughter, Rhona Thorington Davis, Tulsa; two brothers, Vernon Thorington, Hutchinson, and Larry Jenkins, Inman; a sister, Emma Holmes, Santa Ana, Calif.,; and eight grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Country Acres Harvest Church, P.O. Box 8453, Topeka 66608.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com" target="_blank">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.