The funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., December 2, 2014 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Interment will follow at the Andersonville National Cemetery, 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville, Georgia.
Pamela was born January 05, 1963 in Montezuma, Macon County Georgia to the late James C Thornton, Sr. and Annie Mae Smith Thornton. She was preceded in death by two brothers, James C Thornton, Jr. and John Thornton. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County and was a graduate of the Historic D. F. Douglass High School in Montezuma, Georgia. Pamela was join in Holy matrimony to Calvin Melvin on March 14, 1986.
She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted husband of twenty-eight years, Calvin Melvin, Montezuma, Georgia; three loving children, Renada Felton (Taryl Mann, Sr.), Errol Felton, Jr. and Devontay Thornton, all of Montezuma, Georgia; five grandchildren, Rashon Mann, Jarquez Turner, Devin Mann, Taryl Mann, Jr. and Zachariah Schofield; five siblings, Rickey Thornton, Sr.(Jena), Americus, Georgia, Lorenzo Thornton, Montezuma, Georgia, Cheryl Porter (Kenneth), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Zona Riley (James), Montezuma, Georgia and Florence Barnes, Macon, Georgia; devoted aunts and uncles, Elizabeth Larry (Willie James), Eloise Nicholson, Ola Mae Sparks, all of Montezuma, Georgia and Willie Tom Flowers, Miami, Florida; great aunt, Louise Lee, Montezuma, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces and nephews, including five whom she reared as her own, Mario, Celicia, Travis, Rickey Jr. and Shanda; a host of other relatives and friends.