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“My deepest sympathy to his Loving wife and loved ones he left behind. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Sheila Zacharias

“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...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Alden Presley

“Rest in peace, my dear cousin. Prayers for you family. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy (McVay) Powell

“One of my best friends in Jr high. Sure wished I would have stayed in touch. Rip my friend ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Danny Martin

“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...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Eileen McVay DeCorte

“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...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sally Bee

“so sorry for your lost wish i could have met him ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Kelley Rene Carter Patterson

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 www.coxfuneral.com. Cox Funeral Home Delhi, LA

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