Russ Thornton

  • Born: February 24, 1956
  • Died: April 1, 2015
  • Location: Delhi, Louisiana

Cox Funeral Home

200 E Noble St
Oak Grove, LA 71263

Tel. (318) 428-3263

Tribute & Message From The Family

Russ Thornton Delhi, LA Funeral services for Russ Thornton 59 of Delhi, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, April 4, 2015 in the chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Delhi with Rev. Shane Lester officiating. Visitation will be held at Cox Funeral Home in Delhi on Friday from 5-8 PM. Mr. Thornton was born in Rayville, LA on February 24, 1956 and died in Delhi, LA on Wednesday April 1, 2015 from injuries sustained in a Motorcycle accident. He is preceded in death by his parents Rex Thornton and Fannie Belle McVay Thornton and his mother-in-law Irene Tonnang. Russ is survived by his wife Joanna Tonnang Thornton of Delhi; five children Rebecca Thornton of Baton Rouge, LA, Heather Tonnang, Jonathan and Lonnie Graham all of Delhi, LA and David Graham of Winnsboro, LA; twelve grandchildren; two brothers Rickey Thornton of Delhi, LA and Larry Bryant of Illinois; a sister Kim Dudley of Daytona, FL; numerous nieces and nephews and his father-in-law Charles Tonnang of Delhi, LA. To leave a message of condolence to the family please visit our website at Cox Funeral Home Delhi, LA


Condolence & Memory Journal

My deepest sympathy to his Loving wife and loved ones he left behind.

Posted by Sheila Zacharias    April 07, 2015

Rex was a dear cousin and my sister, Barbara Ann loved Rex\'s sons. Were she alive, she would be sending her condolences. God bless and comfort the family at this sad time of loss. My love and prayers.
Rev. Alden Presley

Posted by Alden Presley    April 06, 2015

Rest in peace, my dear cousin. Prayers for you family.

Posted by Kathy (McVay) Powell    April 06, 2015

One of my best friends in Jr high. Sure wished I would have stayed in touch. Rip my friend

Posted by Danny Martin    April 06, 2015

Haven't seen Russ in several years but remember growing up together.I didn't realize that he was just a week older than me. I am so sorry to hear this news.I will be praying for all of the family that he loved dearly.Love ya cous,Eileen

Posted by Eileen McVay DeCorte    April 04, 2015

Jean and family,our love and prayers are with ya'll. I am very humbled that Our Lord allowed Russ to always be a part of our lives, our hearts and our memories

Posted by Sally Bee    April 04, 2015

so sorry for your lost wish i could have met him

Posted by Kelley Rene Carter Patterson    April 04, 2015