May McCamish Thornburg, 84, of Riceville, passed away Saturday morning, May 2, 2020 at Dominion in Athens.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of May Thornburg (McCamish), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late W.J. and Gedena Townsend McCamish. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles M. Thornburg, Sr, 3 sisters, Fay McCamish Parkison, Martha Womac, and Eleanor Gaultney, a brother, Clifton McCamish, and a grandson, Michael Ryne Thornburg.
She was a member of Eastanallee Baptist Church.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Bobby Griffin of Charleston; three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles (Sonny) and Vicky Thornburg of Athens, Michael and Vicki Thornburg of Riceville and Jeffery and Kristine Thornburg of Warner Robbins, GA; seven granddaughters; two grandsons; fifteen great grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Davis of Riceville.
The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral Home, Monday, May 4th from 4:00-6:00 pm. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 5th at Eastanallee Cemetery with Rev. Ashley Mew officiating. All COVID-19 rules and regulations will be observed.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.