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Subject: [GA-JENKINS] Bernice "Buck" Thornton - Obituary
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 11:11:52 -0400
Mr. Bernice Norton "Buck" Thornton, 67, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2003.
He was born in Pierce County. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict where he was wounded in combat, and was a retired auto body repair technician. He attended Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Deep Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Bobby Taylor Jr., officiated.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Lewis McLeod Thornton of Millen; two sons, Bernis Thornton and Layton Thornton of Jacksonville Fla.; two daughters, Starlatte Goldner and Deborah Brown, both of Jacksonville; two sisters, Lucille Dykes of Callahan, Fla. and Kathleen Clarke of Hollywood, Fla.; a stepson, Kenneth of Keysville; and 12 grandchildren.
Active pallbearers were: Randy Brown, Quinnie Lane, Jesse Johnson, Leonard Oglesby, Allen Smith, Buck Taylor, Donald Oglesby and Ricky McLeod Jr.
The Millen News, September 24, 2003.
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