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Thurston Thornton Jr.

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Date published: 4/24/2014

Thurston Thornton Jr.

Thurston "Gilbert" Thornton Jr., 72, of Bowling Green died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Ashland Nursing and Rehab Center.

He is survived by his mother, Anna M. Gray Thornton of Bowling Green; two sons, Michael Tarrer Sr. (Barbara) and Thurston G. "TG" Thornton III; two grandsons; one granddaughter; a special friend, Karen Winston; and a host of cousins and friends.

A viewing will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, 16476 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, VA 22427, and one hour before the service on Saturday.

A service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at First Mount Zion Baptist Church, 17065 Seals Road, Bowling Green, VA 22427. Burial will be private at a later date.