Geraldine “Gerry” Thorne


Geraldine “Gerry” Thorne, 85, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017.

Born March 3, 1932, in Indianapolis, to the late Charles and Ruth Mae Thorne, she was a 1949 graduate of Emmerich Manual High School.

Gerry was a member of Emmanuel Church of Greenwood.

She enjoyed shopping and TV.

She retired from USA Track & Field.

Survivors include brothers, Raymond “Gene” Thorne (Sherry), Ronald Cross (Michelle); sister-in-law, Joan Thorne; many wonderful nieces, nephews and great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by brother Robert E. Thorne, and sister, Betty Maxine Cutshaw.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at The Gardens at Olive Branch, 1605 S. State Road 135, followed by the funeral at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Church.

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