Mary Barnett Thorson will celebrate her 90th birthday. Friends and family may attend an open house in her honor from 5 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Country Creek Chapel, 750 E. 625 South, Layton.She was born on Nov. 19, 1923, to John William and Zilnorah Draper Barnett in Kaysville. She attended Kaysville schools, graduating from Davis High School. She also attended Brigham Young University, where she met her sweetheart Joseph Oscar Thorson. They were married in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple on July 30, 1942. He died on Oct. 31, 2011.