Sheila Thornton Liles, 58, passed away on October 15, 2016 at her home in Smithfield VA after a long illness. She was born on October 27, 1958 to Robert Lee Thornton and Elsie Marshall Thornton of Edenton, NC.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Wesley Liles Sr. of Carrolton, Va., her father, Robert Lee Thornton of Edenton, NC and a step-daughter, Katrina Miller of Yorktown, VA.
She is survived by her mother, Elsie Thornton of Edenton NC, her two sons, Wesley Allan Liles and Scott Wilson Liles of Smithfield VA, her step-children Beth Fairbanks of Newport News, Va, Melissa Parris and husband Dennis of Williamsburg, Va, Robert Wesley Liles Jr, and wife Merry of Poquoson, Va. She is also survived by her sister Donna Thornton Leibel and husband Larry of Wyoming and her two brothers, Terry Lee Thornton, wife Karen and Brent Robert Thornton both of Elizabeth City, NC.
At her request, her body was dedicated to scientific study. The arrangements were in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, Carrollton, VA. Family and friends are encouraged to share condolences and remembrances at colonialfuneralhomesmithfield.com.