Velma M. ThorntonDecember 08,2012Velma M. Thornton
BRANDON — Velma May Thornton, 88, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at her home in Brandon.
She had lived in Brandon for many years, and was retired from the First Brandon National Bank.
Arrangements are pending at the Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home, 26 Franklin St., Brandon.
A full obituary will be published in a future edition of the Rutland Herald.
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