In Memoriam – Terry Thornton

Several members and readers have let us know that William Terry Thornton of the Hill Country of Monroe County, Mississippi series of blogs passed away last evening, August 9, 2010.

According to Lori Thornton of Smoky Mountain Family History, services are still pending but more information will be available on Lori’s blog as it becomes available.

Terry’s blog postings were widely followed and his contributions to the genealogy community were numerous. He will be missed and our thoughts and prayers are with Terry’s family during this time.

©2010, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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8 thoughts on “In Memoriam – Terry Thornton

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with Terry’s family. He was a terrific contributor to the examination of local history – and an excellent blogger. He will be missed.

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  3. Heartfelt condolances to Terry’s family – both REAL and GENEALOGICAL – His contributions to the genealogical community willsurely be missed… may he rest in peace, and his genealogical “brick walls” finally be broken when he is greeted by his ancestors on the “other side” !!

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