James Alvin Thurman

Published 5:00 am Friday, May 27, 2005

Services for James Alvin Thurman, of McComb, were 10 a.m. today,May 27 at Hartman Funeral Home of McComb with burial in NavillaBaptist church Cemetery in McComb.

Mr. Thurman, 70, died May 23, 2005, at his residence. He wasborn in Sarepta, La., on Jan. 2, 1935, to Edward Horace Thurman andLizzie Lois Smith Thurman.

He was a retired from Weyhauser and International Paper Companyof Natchez. He was a member of Navilla Baptist Church.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; and his wife, GlendaFaye Cothern Thurman.

Survivors are his daughters, Pamela Williams, of Brookhaven, anddonna Thurman Burch and her husband, John, of McComb; hisgrandchildren, John Phillip Price II, James Thurman Price, AngelaBurch McGuire and Prentiss Nelson Williams; onestep-great-grandchild, Leah Claire McGuire; his sisters, OvelleWilburn, of Sarepta, Christille Aquila, of California, Bertie MaeTaylor, of Arkansas, and Patsy Young, of Bradley, Ark.