Minnie Veneda Thornberry 102, of Poole, KY passed away at her home on Saturday May 20, 2017. She was a Homemaker and a member of Shady Grove General Baptist Church in Poole, KY. She is the daughter of the late George Arealie and Sarah Ann Tomlinson Russell. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Bernie Thornberry in 1999. Survivors include one daughter Anna Jane Neely (Tom) of Madisonville, KY; three sons Tommy Thornberry (Shannon) of Henderson, KY; Jodie Thornberry (Nancy) of Robards, KY and Billy Thornberry (Georgianna) of Sebree, KY; 8 grandchildren Brad Thornberry, Pam Burns(George), Clint Thornberry(Katie), Amanda Eversole(Earle), Clay Thornberry(Megan), Holly Neely, Katelyn Neely and Leann Neely; 6 great grandchildren Hunter Burns, Cody Burns, Mallory Burns, Cain Thornberry, Natalie Eversole and Asher Eversole; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday May 25, 2017 at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY. Rev. Dean Esarey will officiate. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole, KY. Visitation will be from 5-8pm on Wednesday and from 8am until service time on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice 2410 S. Green St Henderson, KY 42420. Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com. The Thornberry family would like to thank everyone that helped care for their mother that enabled her to remain in her home.