Barbara Comer Thornhill, 72

Barbara Comer Thornhill, 72, of Maysville, Ky., died in Lexington Monday, Oct. 23 after a three-year battle with cancer.

She was the sister of Mary Patrick Latham, Batavia, co-publisher of The Clermont Sun and The Brown County Press.

Mrs. Thornhill, a retired teacher, lived with her husband, Gene B. Thornhill, at Woodlawn, her family’s farm in Mason County.

In addition to her husband and sister, Mrs. Thornhill is survived by three sons, 11 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at St. Patrick Church, Maysville. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be sent to the St. Patrick School, Maysville, Ky., 41056; the Mason County Museum Center, also Maysville, or the Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 40506.