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Jeff Thornton
Mt.Olive, MS
Carl Jeffery “Jeff” Thornton passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at the Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg, MS. He was 60. He was born on April 1, 1960, to the late Jimmy F. and Ollie M. (White) Thornton in Jackson, MS.

Jeff worked in construction until his health would no longer allow him to work.

Jeff is survived by his fiance, Lanell Sellers; brother, Buddy Thornton; sister, Donna Ward (Mike); Nephew, Scott Ward; Nieces, Amy Cagle, Holly Craft, and Chasity Craft.

Due to the pandemic restrictions a graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020, starting at 12:00 noon in the New Hope Cemetery in Mt.Olive, MS with Brother Gary Roberts officiating. Interment will follow.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee. is an online news website serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.


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