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Jimmy Don Thornton
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1958
Amity
Clark County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1988
Alpine
Clark County
Arkansas, USA

Jimmy Don Thornton was born April 12, 1958 to Virginia Roberta Faulkner Thornton and Billy Ray Thornton a high school history teacher and basketball coach. He was born in Mena, Arkansas. He is survived by brother Billy Bob Thornton (1955) and a younger brother, John David (1969).

Jimmy Don was the grandson of Otis Thornton, a Forest Ranger and Gertrude Barrett.

A musician and songwriter, Jimmy Don worked in San Francisco, CA as a chef at the Hard Rock Cafe. Two of his songs, 'Emily' and 'Island Avenue' were included on the album 'Edge of the World' in 2003 by his brother, Billy Bob.

Jimmy Don died of heart failure on October 3, 1988.

Information submitted by Judi Fryer 
 
Burial:
Alpine Cemetery
Alpine
Clark County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Lee Manning
Originally Created by: Herald
Record added: Mar 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8576334
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Marking your recent 'Angel Day'
- Judi Fryer
 Added: Oct. 17, 2014
As your 'earthly' Birthday nears ~~~
- Judi Fryer
 Added: Apr. 6, 2014
Be at Peace dear Jimmy...you will never be forgotten :)
- Teresa Allen
 Added: Nov. 13, 2013
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