Lee Ann Thornton Memorial Fund
Lee Ann Waters Thornton, of Austin, Texas, died Thursday November 9, 2023 after a courageous seven-year battle with endometrial cancer.
Lee Ann Thornton’s history tells a good story, but her swiftness to share the gospel, the way her eyes disappeared when she laughed, the joy she found near a body of water, the pleasure of nurturing nature with a hose in her hand, her appreciation of a good harvest, and the way she loved openly her ever growing circle of love. That’s the story of Lee Ann. Her story will forever remain in the hearts of those who loved her.
As much as Lee Ann loved flowers, she would be delighted for donations to be made to the Transforming Center, a ministry that immensely enriched her faith.
Lee Ann wrote this about her experience…
Becoming aware of Transforming Community was the tipping point in my life when I began to understand the difference between church going and Bible study and true spiritual formation. Transforming Community is not a solitary work that cannot be done alone. Coming away for solitude and silence and for discernment, is done, all for the sake of others. By practicing these rhythms and making them my own, it has created a desire in my daughters to begin practicing these rhythms personally. To pass this to the next generation is my legacy.
Use the button above to make a memorial gift to the Lee Ann Thornton Memorials or send donations to the Transforming Center, 400 W. Roosevelt Road Suite 100, Wheaton, IL 60187 with a memo for “Lee Ann Thornton Memorial.”
If you would like to discuss leaving an estate gift to the Transforming Center, contact Andrea Sung or call 630-588-8133, ext. 308.
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