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In Memory of

Gary William Thornton

August 7, 1960 - October 9, 2016

Obituary


Gary William Thornton, 56, of Brunswick, Georgia, died October 9, 2016 in Darien, Georgia.
Born August 7, 1960 in Jacksonville, and spending many years in Middleburg, FL, Gary was a loving father to Mathew and Zachariah Thornton and LuvLee Gillis-Yates. Gary was grandfather to Edwin, Christian, and Reahna Robinson and Maesun Yates and great grandfather to Jacob Leevi McDaniel. Gary was a brother to Teresa Hughes and Melvin and Robert Thornton. Gary was committed to Kathern Gillis. Gary is also remembered by his many nieces, nephews, and countless family members and friends.
Gary was preceded...

Gary William Thornton, 56, of Brunswick, Georgia, died October 9, 2016 in Darien, Georgia.
Born August 7, 1960 in Jacksonville, and spending many years in Middleburg, FL, Gary was a loving father to Mathew and Zachariah Thornton and LuvLee Gillis-Yates. Gary was grandfather to Edwin, Christian, and Reahna Robinson and Maesun Yates and great grandfather to Jacob Leevi McDaniel. Gary was a brother to Teresa Hughes and Melvin and Robert Thornton. Gary was committed to Kathern Gillis. Gary is also remembered by his many nieces, nephews, and countless family members and friends.
Gary was preceded in death by his grandparents William and Effie Nettles, his mother Elma Elizabeth Nettles-Thornton, his father George W. Johns, his siblings Carl Thornton and Myrtle Fredericks, his granddaughter Makayla Robinson, his nephew Van Fredericks, and others.
A memorial service will be held at: Gateway to Life Eastwood Drive Hilliard, Florida 32246 . The time and date is unknown and will be posted soon.
He will be laid to rest with his mother Elma Thornton at Johnson's Cemetery in Folkston, GA