The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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April 8, 2013

David George Thornton

Memorial services for David George Thornton, 68, of Palestine, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at Westside Assembly of God with the Rev. Larry Tilmon officiating.

Mr. Thornton died Sunday, April 7 at his residence after a long illness.

He was a roofing contractor for 45 years.

Mr. Thornton was preceded in death by his son, David Glenn Thornton.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Retha Thornton; sons, Danny Thornton of Tyler, and William Thornton and Darrell Thornton, both of Palestine; daughter, Christel Bailey of Palestine; 14 grandchildren; mother, Sadie Long of Palestine; sister, Patsy Bohannon of Magnolia.

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