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Craig Thornton

Craig Thornton

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009 12:40 pm

 The Messenger, June 1, 2009

Craig William Thornton, 59, of Union City died 7 p.m. May 30,  2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.

He was born Dec. 31, 1949, in Union City, son of the late John William Thornton and the late Polly (Keiser) Latimer. He had been a mechanic and had been employed at Union City Parts.

He is survived by his son, Chad Thornton of Union City; his daughter, Sandy McCoy of Hornbeak; his sister, Andy Kay Anderson of Union City; his brother, Ed Thornton of Union City; and two grandchildren, Chelcy Pitts and Evan Pitts, both of Hornbeak.

To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home Web site at

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