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Charlie F Thornton

June 8, 1926 — August 22, 2021

Charlie F Thornton

Charlie F. Thornton, 95, of Walnut passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. A Private family service is set for Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Magnolia Funeral Home – East Chapel. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Union Cemetery in Chalybeate, MS. Rev. James Thornton and Rev. Larry McDonald will officiate the service.

Born June 8, 1926 in Walnut, MS., Charlie was a farmer and of the Pentecostal faith. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed gardening, doing word search puzzles, picking up cans, playing cards and checkers at C. D. Alsups’ Store, hunting and telling jokes. Charlie loved spending time with his family and teaching his grandchildren to sing and dance.

Charlie is survived by his sons, James W. Thornton (Linda Kay) and David F. Thornton (Shiella) all of Walnut; his daughters, Shirley Gene Patterson (Jimmy Dale) of Middleton, TN., Peggy Joyce Rich (Jerry of Tiplersville, MS., Sarrah Ruth McDonald (Rev. Larry) and Mary Charlene Swinford...

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