Home Life Obituary – Ealie W. Thornton, III

Obituary – Ealie W. Thornton, III

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Ealie W. Thornton, III

Bossier City, LA – Funeral services for Ealie W. Thornton, III will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Winnfield Funeral Home in Shreveport, LA with Rev. Rothell Price officiating. The family hour will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Winnfield Funeral Home. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

Ealie was preceded in death by his brother, Van J. Thornton, his maternal grandparents, Russell and Mary Metoyer and his paternal grandparents, Ealie, Sr. and Elizabeth Thornton, all of Shreveport, La. He attended Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and was a graduate of Huntington High School. He furthered his education by completing a pipe fitting school and an electronic school here in Shreveport.

On September 29, 2018, Ealie W. Thornton, III entered into eternal rest.

He is survived by his parents, Ealie and Mary Thornton of Shreveport, La.; a daughter, Kyloni Phillips of Rockwall, Tx.; a son, Ealie W. Thornton, IV; his former wife, Elva Thornton, both of Bossier City, La.; two sisters, Madeline Landrum and husband Louis of New Orleans, La. and Marlene Tucker and husband Grafton of Shreveport, La.; one granddaughter, Julia Phillips of Rockwall, Tx.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.