Residence: Shepherd of the Valley-Niles.
Date of birth: Oct. 11, 1909, in Bristolville.
Parents: Jay N. Munson and Grace Smith Munson.
Spouse: Ray Ellis Thornton, whom she married June 28, 1936.
Children: Nannette Tyler, Corb Thornton and Colleen Aliberti.
Grandchildren: Amy Thornton, Molly Addington and Edward and Timothy Tyler.
Great-grandchildren: Jered Tyler and Maxwell and Henry Addington.
Education: Attended a one-room school house in Bristolville and graduated from Warren G. Harding in 1928. She attended Oberlin Kindergarten Training School, where she received an associate degree.
Memberships: Cortland United Methodist Church.