Roy Glenn Thornton

Roy Glenn Thornton

Birth
Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Oct 1937 (aged 28–29)
Houston County, Texas, USA
Burial Weldon, Houston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 32174150 · View Source
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He was married to Bonnie Parker of Bonnie & Clyde fame but they later separated. She still wore her wedding ring until her death. Roy was shot to death during an attempted prison escape along with Austin Avers who was serving time for participating in the 1934 escape of Raymond Hamilton, Joe Palmer and others.


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  • Created by: Big Ern
  • Added: 14 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32174150
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Glenn Thornton (1908–3 Oct 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32174150, citing Hutchings-Alston-Haden Family Cemetery, Weldon, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Big Ern (contributor 46620889) .