The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


October 22, 2013

Larry Mahlon Thorpe

Services for Larry Mahlon Thorpe, 68, of Lindale, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at Stewart Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Cable officiating.

A private burial will follow at Herrington Land of Memory Cemetery in Palestine under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.

Mr. Thorpe passed away Oct. 20, 2013 following a lengthy illness.

He was born Sept. 10, 1945 in Palestine to Harry L. and Eva Lucille Wright Thorpe.

Larry lived in Palestine and the Springfield community for several years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Larry is survived by his loving family including son, Stephen Thorpe and wife, Jamie, of Chapel Hill; grandchildren, Nathan and Natalee Thorpe of Chapel Hill; brothers, Harry Thorpe and wife, Loretta, of Sugarland, Gary Thorpe and wife, Lavona, of Whitehouse; and sister, Tina Oxford of Round Rock.

Visitation is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, one hour prior to the service, at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway, in Tyler.

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