Obituary for Carol Jean Thorne

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Carol Jean Thorne, age 79 of Salem passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2023 in the Lewis Gale Hospital, Salem. Born July 8, 1943 in Coldwell, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Edward Quesinberry & Laura Rogers Quesinberry. Also preceding her in death were her husband, Mack Clayton Thorne, one son, Richard McCroskey, brothers, Buck, Thomas, Stanley and Michael Quesinberry, sisters, Mary Ellen Hartman and Clara Caldwell.

Carol is survived by her 


Shannon (Michael) Altizer – Pulaski

Michael David McCroskey – Pembroke

Laura(Kay)  Mitchell- McCroskey – Moneta

Mark Travis McCroskey – Pulaski


Tina Dunford, Ricky McCroskey, Heather Putnick, & Sawyer Mitchell-McCroskey

Numerous Great Grandchildren


Rickey Quesinberry – Pembroke, VA


Special Niece

Jackie Lynn Quesinberry – Willis, VA

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski . Interment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Thursday at the Funeral Home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.