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 Carl Jacob Thorne

Carl Jacob Thorne

Dorcas, Grant County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Jul 2011 (aged 88)
Petersburg, Grant County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Dorcas, Grant County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 73380094 · View Source
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PETERSBURG,WEST VIRGINIA -- Carl Jacob Thorne, 88, of Petersburg, died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at his home.

He was born Nov. 10, 1922, in Dorcas, W.Va., and was a son of the late George A. Thorne and Vernie (Mongold) Thorne.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Georgia Mae Stump; and two brothers, Cletus Thorne and Conway Thorne. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Mr. Thorne was a lifetime farmer and long time mechanic. He was owner and operator of Golden Lanes Bowling Alley in Petersburg since 1973.

He was a member of the Brake Church of the Brethren and had served as deacon.

Survivors are his wife of 70 years, Lena (Vance) Thorne; one daughter, Sue Earle and husband Willard of Petersburg; two sons, C. Delmas Thorne and wife Shirley of Woodbridge, Va. and Randy W. Thorne and wife Dianne of Petersburg; eight grandchildren, Kassie Genovere, Terry Thorne, Heather Cox, Erica Thorne, Sarah Metheny, Derek Thorne, Willard "Boog" Earle and Mitch Earle; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends Saturday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home

Funeral services will be Sunday 2 p.m. at the Brake Church of the Brethren with Pastor Craig Howard officiating.

Interment will be in the Brake Cemetery at Dorcas, W.Va.

Memorials may be made to Brake Church of the Brethren or the Brake Cemetery, c/o Justin Thorne, 17 South Main St., Petersburg, WV 26847.

Published :July 14, 2011
The Cumberland Times-News

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  • Created by: Joe McKenzie
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 73380094
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Jacob Thorne (10 Nov 1922–14 Jul 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73380094, citing Brake Cemetery, Dorcas, Grant County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Joe McKenzie (contributor 46854853) .