Jessica L. Thornton

Jessica Leeann Thornton, 26, of Marshall, Arkansas, died February 27, 2018.  She was born May 27, 1991 in Indianapolis, Ind. to Mark & Jody Thornton.

Jessica received her GED from Marshall High School and lived the majority of her life there since she was six years old.  She worked as a CNA, Care Plus Staffing, was manager of Heritage Place for 8 years and owned a concrete business.  Jessica loved hanging with her friends and loved to work.

Family: Father:  Mark (Carrie Niedlinger) Thornton of rural Frankfort, Mother:  Jody Thornton of Oklahoma, Grandmother:  Judy Baker of Frankfort, 4 Sisters:  Angel (Bobby Robinson) Thornton of Frankfort, Amber Thornton of Oklahoma, Lacie Thornton of Oklahoma, Scarlett Thornton of Oklahoma, Kayleigh Thornton of Oklahoma, Nieces:  Serena and Anastasia, Uncles:  James (Kalinda Conaty) Menkedick, Richard Thornton, Rick Thornton, Brian Thornton,BJ (Danielle) Hare, LD Baker, Sam Baker Hulbert Baker, and Mike Allen, Aunts:  Jill Thornton, and Brandi (Andy) Cooper, Cousins:  Ayla, Anna, Paige, Alex, Tiffney, Izzy, Amy, Beth, Ayvah and Asher, Close Friends in Arkansas:  Nellie Castleton, Janette, Jody and Rachelle. She was preceded in death by her soul-mate, Clinton Castleton, paternal grandmother, Nancy Menkedick and paternal great-grandmother, Helen Cook

 Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, Ind. Memorial donations may be made to a charity to support crime victims.  Please visit, where you may share a personal message with the family.