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  Van Alstyne Cemetery

Thornton Family Tombstones


Richard M. Thornton

Elzada H. Thornton

E. Valker Thornton

Van Alstyne Leader
November 23, 1978
pg. 2

Services for Eddie V. Thornhill, 92, retired farmer who died Thursday, November 16, 1978, at a McKinney nursing home, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Flesher Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the First Christian Church in Van Alstyne.  Burial was in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mr. Thornton was born in Texas, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Rhodon Thornton.  He married Elzada Haun on June 19, 1910 in Van Alstyne and was a member of the First Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife of Van Alstyne; daughters, Mrs. Ola Strother and Mrs. Betty Garvey, both of Fort Worth, and Mrs. Ruth Spence of Van Alstyne; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Cecil Thornton and Hansel Thornton, both of Van Alstyne.

Pallbearers are Bobby Thornton, Garnett Howell, Bill Taylor, Freddy Holcomb, John B. Howell and James Thornton


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