John Wade Thorpe

Published 8:00 pm Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Funeral services for John Wade Thorpe, of Union Church, are noon on Thursday, Aug. 16, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drive, with burial in Union Church Cemetery in Jefferson County.

     Visitation is Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.

     Mr. Thorpe, 62, died Aug. 6, 2012, at his home. He was born on June 23, 1950, to John W. and Sallie Mae (Twiner) Thorpe.

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     He was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany during the Vietnam War.

     Preceding him in death were his parents; grandparents, Walter and Florence Twiner; and nephew, Michael Wayne Tarver.

     Survivors are his children, Jonathan Wade Thorpe and wife, Lisa, of Bogue Chitto, Walter Ray Thorpe and wife, Amie, of Summit, and Frances Jane Sills and husband, Daniel, of New Hebron; five grandchildren, Danielle Thorpe, Johnathan “JJ” Thorpe, Hunter Sills, Haley Sills and Melanie Whittington; brothers, Jim Thorpe, of Natchez, and Lloyd Thorpe, of Richland; and sisters, Janette Tarver, of Meridian, Linda Irby, of Enterprise, Marina Smith, of Union Church, and Liz Haralson, of Brookhaven.

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