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James Austin "Jimmy" Thornton

June 28, 1945 — June 4, 2019

Mr. James Austin “Jimmy” Thornton, 73, of Tallassee, passed away June 4, 2019. He was born June 28, 1945.

Funeral service will be Friday, June 7, at 11:00 am at Bethlehem East Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Bridgman officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Rick Dorley officiating, Linville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory directing. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 9:00 am at Bethlehem East Baptist Church.

Jimmy worked in the timber management for over 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Dean Thornton; sons, Dave (Debra) Thornton, Charles Thornton and Jason (Christi) Thornton; daughters, Dawn (Michael) Pilgreen, Deana (Matt) Hamm, Mona Windham Hamilton and Kim Windham (Jim) Thornton; thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Condolences may be posted at www.linvillememorial.com.

Linville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory
Eclectic, Alabama

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, June 7, 2019

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Bethlehem East Baptist Church

7561 Upper River Rd, Tallassee, AL 36078

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Service

Friday, June 7, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Bethlehem East Baptist Church

7561 Upper River Rd, Tallassee, AL 36078

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