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Annette M. Thornsbury

October 10, 1968 — August 3, 2022

Annette Marie Thornsbury, 53 of Kokomo died, with her family by her side, at 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at her residence. She was born on October 10, 1968 in Gary, Indiana to Robert Arthur & Dorthea (Carlson) Badgley.

Annette worked at Chrysler Transmission Plant in Kokomo. She retired from Chrysler in 2009. Although she attended Tipton High School most of her of high school career, she graduated from Kokomo High School. Annette loved to be outside and play golf. When the weather wouldn’t permit her to golf, she enjoyed bingo and trying her luck at the casino. Annette loved her family and cherished the time they spent together.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharra Hammel and husband Elijah of Kokomo, Natasha Locke and husband Jeffery of Kokomo; siblings, Robert Badgley and husband Joseph Badgley of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dottie Hadricky of Texas, Mike Badgley and wife Lisa of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Kevin Badgley and wife Lori of Kokomo. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Samuel Locke (6), Ivory Simback (5), Roxie Hammel (5), and Winnie Locke (2); along with her companion of 12 years, Roger Simbeck of Kokomo.

Annette’s funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home in Tipton with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made on her obituary page at

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