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A funeral for Valerie A. Thornton, 35, of Gloucester, was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at West Park Church of Christ, Portsmouth. She died Tuesday, March 8, 2011.
She was a member of Reedswood Christian Church, Gloucester, and was a special education teacher.
Survivors include her husband, Chris Thornton; her parents, David and Peppie Tenney, and a sister, Michelle Tenney.
Burial followed in Olive Branch Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mid-Atlantic Christian University or Camp Rudolph in Yale.