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Rhonda Lea Thornburg

September 15, 1954 ~ October 4, 2020 (age 66)

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   Rhonda Lea Thornburg, 66, El Dorado Springs, MO passed away at her home on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Rhonda was born September 15, 1954 in North Platte, NE to Benjamin Franklin and Beverly Louise (Goodwin) Thornburg.

     Rhonda graduated from Woodhaven in Columbia, MO. Following high school, she moved to Nevada where she worked in workshops at group homes. Rhonda won many medals competing in the Special Olympics. On her 65th birthday she received a card from President Trump. She was deeply loved by her family and friends.

     Survivors include a sister, Kristy Kae Arnold (Carl), El Dorado Springs, MO; nephew,  Jeremy Pyle (Chrissy), Nevada; great-nephew, Braxton Troxel “the Baby”, and great-niece, September Troxel, Independence, KS; loving caregivers, Karla Pike, Arille, Pike, Nancy Fetters, Tori Fetters, and Kelly Berning. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Raegene.

     Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

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Funeral Service
October 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Ferry Funeral Home
301 South Washington
Nevada, MO 64772

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