Jewell Cardwell: Copley Township girl, 8, dies after battle with cancer
Published: February 22, 2013 - 11:20 PM
By Jewell Cardwell
Beacon Journal columnist
In this May 2010 file photo, Shelly Thornton, 5, of Copley smiles after bowling a strike at the outreach bowling event for children with cancer and their families sponsored by Camp Quality Ohio at the Stonehedge Family Fun Center in Akron, Ohio. Shelly Thorton died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. She was eight years-old. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
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