Niles - Arla Jean Thornsberry, age 54, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at St. Elizabeth's Health Center. She was born on July 3, 1963 in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of the late Arlie and Phyllis Garvin Thornsberry.
Arla loved animals, especially her cats and enjoyed music. She attended Niles McKinley High Schools.
Memories of Arla will be carried on by her life partner, Richard Doan, Niles, sons: Michael Thornsberry, Mark Thornsberry, as well as a daughter, Mariah Raschilla, all of Niles; and grandchildren Zoey and Sophie Boggs; sisters Linda (Neil) Buccino and Brenda Joyce Thornsberry.
She was preceded in death by parents.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 12, 2018 from 5:00 pm until 7:30 pm at McFarland & Son Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held immediately following calling hours at the Funeral Home.
Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co, 271 North Park Avenue, Warren, OH 44481, 330-393-9621. Please visit www.McFarlandCares.com to view this obituary, send condolences, and order flowers.
Friday, January 12
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Friday, January 05