Charles “Charlie” Thornell

Published 10:32am Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Mr. Charles “Charlie” Thornell, 56, a resident of Eclectic, passed away June 2, 2013. He was born March 22, 1957.
He was a loving son, brother, father and grandfather and a friend to all he met. He was a dedicated employee at Steris Corporation for almost 36 years.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. June 5 at Linville Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. June 6 at Linville Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ron Estes officiating. Burial will follow at Bullard Cemetery with Linville Memorial Funeral Home directing.
He is survived by his daughter, Hayley Hooks (Adam) of Pike Road; grandson, Charlie Hooks; mother, Libby Ruth Thornell of Eclectic; brother, James Thornell of Eclectic; and sisters, Carolyn Denham (Rex) and Ruthie Spencer (Les).
He is preceded in death by his father, Roscoe Thornell; brother, Lawrence Thornell; sister-in-law, Moncell Thornell and great niece, Loryn A. Brown.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Loryn Alexandria Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO Box 861928, Tuscaloosa, AL 35480-0017, Attention: Paula Jeter or to Civil War Preservation, at Director,, 202.367.1861 ext 7227 or Kathy Robertson, Project Manager at, 202.367.1861 ext 7209.
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