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Funeral Service Set Friday For Michael Paul Thornton, 49

MARCH 23 – Michael Paul Thornton, 49, of Farmvllle, died Thursday, March 18, 2004.

He was a native of Pittsburgh, PA. He was a nurse anesthetist and a United States Army Captain veteran decorated with medals, badges, citations and ribbons.

He is survived by his wife, Saranna Robinson Thornton;

four children of the home, Paul, Edward, Michael and Irene Thornton; his parents, Paul and Irene Thornton of Slippery Rock, PA; a sister, Karen Thorton of Arlington and two brothers, Daniel Thornton and J. P. Thorton both of Pittsburgh, PA.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Johns Memorial Episcopal Church, Farmvllle, with Interment In Westview Cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends at the residence following the interment.

Remembrances may be made to the Wilson Center of Learning, Box 854, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943.

Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements.