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Argyle Winfred Thornhill
January 20, 1937 - June 20, 2009

Argyle Winfred Thornhill, a 72 year old man from Sherman, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Hilltop Haven in Gunter.  He was born January 20, 1937 in George West, Texas, son of Vernon Ned Thornhill and Ruby Agness Sparks THornhill.  He married Mary Sue Watkins October 14, 1955 in Andrews, Texas.  He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Delwin, Dolan, and Olin THornhill; two sisters, Nelda and Zelda Thornhill; sister-in-law, Thelma THornhill; and daughter-in-law, Cynthia Thornhill.  He is survived by his wife Mary Sue of Sherman, Texas; six sons, Billy W. THornhill of McKinney, Texas; Alton M. Thornhill and wife Glenda of El Reno, Oklahoma; Timothy R. Thornhill of Sherman, Texas; Roger D. Thornhill and wife Sheila of Melissa, Texas; Ernest G. Thornhill of Sherman, Texas; and Nathan A. THornhill and wife Lisa of Turlock, California; one daughter, Christi Combs and husband Tim of Park, Arkansas; twenty three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Melvin THornhill and wife Mary of Pine Mills, Texas; two sisters, Estalene Murphy and husband James of Ira, Texas; Velma Dugan and husband Larry of Big Springs, Texas; three sister-in-laws, Rosa Lee Thornhill of Doboll, Texas, Melba Thornhill of Van Alstyne, Texas; Esther Thornhill of Washington, and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Peace Tabernacle in Trenton under the direction of Flesher FUneral Home with Wayne Hutchins officiating.  Burial will follow at the Van Alstyne Cemetery.  The family will receive visitors Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.


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