James Gordon Thornton, 63, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, at Malden Nursing Center in Malden.
Born April 11, 1942 in Dunklin County, Mo., he was a son of Gordon Thornton and Aileen Vincent Thornton of Campbell, Mo.
He was married on June 15, 1991, at Helen, Ga.. His wife, Faye, preceded him in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Regina Denise Bolan and husband, Robert, of Campbell; one son, Jay Thornton and wife, Kristi, of Campbell; two step-daughters, Sheila Kimbrell and husband, Mike, and Melinda Newberry and husband, Brian, all of Georgia; six grandchildren, Justin David Wagster, Shana Nicole Wagster, Chelsey, Brianna Wagster, Rachel Newberry, Andrea Newberry and Tara Newberry.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Sept. 25, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Earl Dell officiating.