Richard M. Thornton
Elzada H. Thornton
E. Valker Thornton
Van Alstyne Leader
November 23, 1978
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.
Pallbearers are Bobby Thornton, Garnett Howell, Bill Taylor,
Freddy Holcomb, John B. Howell and James Thornton
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.