Billie-Jo Thornley

April 14, 1973 ~ March 1, 2024 (age 50) 50 Years Old


Billie-Jo Thornley of Arcadia Road, Exeter RI passed away at home unexpectedly Friday, March 1, 2024, at the age of 50. She was the fiancé of Kevin E. Gardiner. Born April 14, 1973 in Westerly, she was the daughter of Donna Maria (Watson) Thornley of Westerly and the late Glenn Edward Thornley.

She had been employed at Middle of Nowhere Diner and Olde Theatre Diner as a cook manager. She enjoyed spending time gardening, cooking, and caring for her pets, including cats, chickens, dogs and rabbits.

Besides her mother and fiancé, she leaves two daughters, Jesse Williams of Hope Valley and Sadie Williams and their grandmother, Shirley Palmer-Williams of Hope Valley. Her 3 sons Jake Guimond and twins Ryan and Dylan Guimond ; her brother, Jason Thornley of Exeter; and several uncles, aunts and cousins. In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her former fiancé and father of her daughters, Jason Williams.

Calling hours will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2024 at S.R. Avery Funeral Home, 3A Bank Street, Hope Valley RI 02832. All other services are private.

Donations in memory of Billie-Jo may be sent to Kevin’s sister, Priscilla Flynn, 4975 South County Trail, Charlestown, RI 02813.

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March 11, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
S. R. Avery Funeral Home
3 A Bank St.
Hope Valley, RI


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