Obituary: Chloe Marie Thornton

Ms. Thornton, 87, of Ocoee, died July 16, 2020.

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Chloe Marie Thornton, known to many as “Chloe from Ocoee,” passed away peacefully on July 16, 2020, at the age of 87.      

Chloe Marie Thornton was born in Arab, Alabama, on Dec. 3, 1932, to Elbert and Ada Hardy. At the age of 11, Chloe and her family moved to the City of Ocoee, where she attended Ocoee Elementary, Ocoee High and graduated from Lakeview High School.  She was very proud to have lived most of her life in Ocoee and wore a pin inscribed “Ocoee Mom.” 

She was a devout Christian, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Chloe was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jesse Edward Thornton Jr.; sisters, Etna Howard and Etha Hall; brothers Fonda Hardy, Alvis Hardy, James Hardy, Millard Hardy and Billy Hardy.

Chloe is survived by her sister, Elaine Creech; as well as her children, Anna Hopper (Mike), Stanley Thornton, Connie Gagnon and Beverly Thornton; grandchildren, Jennifer Mosley, Wayne Mosley (Danielle), Barry Mosley, Amanda Arvanetes (Timothy), Trent Hopper (Brandi) and Shannon Hopper; and great-grandchildren, Rylan Chloe Marion, Charleigh Gonzalez, Quinn Gonzalez, Allisyn Mosley, Levi Mosley, Clayton Mosley, Sebastian Hopper, Emily Cockrell, Chloe Hopper, Jayden Colon, Joshua Arvanetes, Lauren Lopez, Jacob Arvanetes, Katie Hopper, Luke Hopper, Kinley Hopper and a baby girl due in December; as well as many extended family members and friends who she loved dearly.

Visitation and gathering will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the West Orlando Baptist Church (1006 E. Crown Point Road, Ocoee, Florida). Funeral services will directly follow at 11 a.m. Chloe is in the care of Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home in Winter Garden, Florida.  

If attending the visitation or services, we kindly recommend that you follow local and state guidelines regarding the current public health advisory as it relates to social distancing and face covering.



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