Thoroughgood Clifford Thornton, Sr.

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Thoroughgood Clifford Thornton, Sr.

Birthdate: (77)
Death: July 30, 1943 (77)
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Leila Mae Thornton
Father of Frances C. Dreher; Joseph Warren Thornton; Leonilla Mae Ketchen and Thomas C. Thornton

Managed by: Dan Cornett
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About Thoroughgood Clifford Thornton, Sr.


From FindAGrave:

Funeral services for T.C. Thornton, Sr., of 2302 Park Street, will be conducted from the Park Street Baptist church by the Rev. Paul Wheeler, pastor, at 4:30 this afternoon. Mr. Thornton died at the Baptist hospital Friday evening after having been ill for several months. Interment will be in Elmwood cemetery.

A member of the Park Street Baptist church, Mr. Thornton was chairman of the board of registration for Richland county.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Leila McCreight Thornton; four daughters, Mrs. Y.D. Dreher, Mrs. F.W. Ketchen, Mrs. R.E.L. Park, and Miss Mildred Thornton, all of Columbia; two sons, T.C. Thornton, Jr., of Charleston, and W.A. Thornton of Columbia; one sister, Mrs. John Motley of Blaney; 13 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Active pallbearers will be: H.G. Ward, Charles Dantzler, C.K. Leitner, Astor Cleveland, M.O. Youmans and Walter May.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Dr. G.M.S. Roof, A.Z. Bunch, Forrest Shealy, T. Alex Heise, W.M. Mobley, H.L. Seay, John M. Corbett, James L. Harrison, J.W. Blume, J.T. Starling, William Pope Cook, T.C. Graydon, Heyward Brockinton, P.H. Thornton, W.H. Thompson, Andrew Feagan, G. Duncan Bellinger, Richard Broome, H.H. Hinnant, C.E. Hinnant, W.H. Rawlinson, L.J. Campbell, F.W. Capplemann, A.F. Spigner, Thomas Watt, J.W. Jennings, R. Alex Wiles, Marion T. Burnside, deacons of Park Street Baptist church.

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Thoroughgood Clifford Thornton, Sr.'s Timeline

March 30, 1866
June 9, 1893
Age 27
Richland, South Carolina, United States
July 16, 1895
Age 29
United States
August 12, 1898
Age 32
United States
Age 35
July 30, 1943
Age 77
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
August 1943
Age 77
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States