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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.


A memorial service will be held at Gateway to Life on Eastwood drive Hilliard, FL 32246 at 1:00 pm Saturday March 25,2017.


The service will be followed by dinner in the church fellowship hall. Immediately after the event will be moved to Johnson's Cemetery in Folkston, GA. Located on GA 121 N about mile marker 27. He will be placed next to his mother. A place will be provided for letters or other trinkets if anyone wishes...

Gary William Thornton, 56, of Brunswick, Georgia, died October 9, 2016 in Darien, Georgia.


A memorial service will be held at Gateway to Life on Eastwood drive Hilliard, FL 32246 at 1:00 pm Saturday March 25,2017.


The service will be followed by dinner in the church fellowship hall. Immediately after the event will be moved to Johnson's Cemetery in Folkston, GA. Located on GA 121 N about mile marker 27. He will be placed next to his mother. A place will be provided for letters or other trinkets if anyone wishes to leave a note, picture, or other token.


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.