Margaret Estes Thornsbury, 71, wore many hats as a Navy wife

Margaret Estes Thornsbury, 71, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. She was born March 23, 1948, in Glasgow, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Marvin T. Waters and Mary J. Waters and George Carlton Estes.

Margaret was a best friend, loving wife, caring mother and grandmother; a good person who will be sorely missed. She met her husband in high school and married while he was in the Navy. She held the hardest job in the Navy as a Navy wife having to be a father, mother, bookkeeper and mechanic, handling everything while Joe was deployed overseas. Even while holding down a full-time job, in addition to being a Navy wife, she earned her B.S. Degree in Business and continued to receive her MBA.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years Harry “Joe” Thornsbury; son, Jeffrie Alan Thornsbury (daughter, Christine); granddaughter, McKenna Marie Thornsbury of Richmond; sister, Martha Jane Houk of Horse Cave, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the American Cancer Society.

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