Helen C. Thornburg, age 83, of Grandville, peacefully went to be with the Lord, Friday, November 23, 2012. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Harry; infant daughter; son, Arville Lee Thornburg, Jr.; grandsons, Freddie and Joseph Oesch; granddaughter, Angela Thornburg. She is survived by her children, Leah (Gary) Monroe, Janet (Russ) Pickens-Meyers, Allen (Carol) Thornburg, Donna (Fred) Oesch, Lois (Les) Staunton, Harry Thornburg; daughter-in-law, Mary Thornburg-Osborn; brother, Richard (Santa) Potts; sisters, Eunice and Betty Swoger and Lucille Kirk; 28 grandchildren, 67 great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, 11:00 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church, 7159 Wingeier Road, Alto. Mr. Ted Steffen officiating. Interment will be in the Bowne Mennonite Cemetery, Alto. Visitation will be held Sunday, 2-6 p.m. at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall, 7700 Wingeier Road. Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Church.