Job Title: Owners
I am the granddaughter of Charles Thornton who started Thornton Plumbing and Heating in 1933. My father Calvin Thornton continued to cultivate his father’s business. I grew up with Thornton Plumbing and Heating in my everyday life. When I married Ken Barney, we bought the business from My father Calvin. We were partners with my brother Clay Thornton. Now Ken and I own Thornton Plumbing and Heating and Tingey Plumbing and Heating. We are a solid and effective team. Together, Ken and I make great things happen.
I have been with Thornton Plumbing and Heating for 37 years! My wife Ellen and I own and Operate our business together. I have a great passion for this industry and all it has to offer. I have been involved in both local and National associations to improve the industry standards and to elevate expectations. I enjoy solving the toughest of problems with mechanical systems. I am grateful to be a part of this great legacy that has been Thornton Plumbing and Heating since 1933. Ellen and I are here to continue this great legacy.