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Jessica Leeann Thornton

Jessica Leeann Thornton, 26, of Marshall, Arkansas, died Feb. 27, 2018. She was born May 27, 1991, in Indianapolis to Mark and 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 eight years and owned a concrete business. Jessica loved hanging with her friends and loved to work.

Surviving family include her  father, Mark (Carrie Niedlinger) Thornton of rural Frankfort; mother, Jody Thornton of Oklahoma; grandmother, Judy Baker of Frankfort; five sisters, Angel (Bobby Robinson) Thornton of Frankfort, and Amber Thornton, Lacie Thornton, Scarlett Thornton and Kayleigh Thornton, all 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; and close friends in Arkansas, Nellie Castleton, Janette, Jody and Rachelle.

She was preceded in death by her soulmate, Clinton Castleton; paternal grandmother, Nancy Menkedick; and paternal great-grandmother, Helen Cook.

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