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Garry Dale Thornhill


The funeral service for Garry Dale Thornhill will be at 1 p.m., Friday, March 10, 2023, at Powell’s Grove Pentecostal Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday. Riverwood Family is handling arrangements.
Mr. Thornhill, 66, of Brookhaven, passed from this life March 5, 2023, in Houston, Texas. He was born in Tylertown on July 8, 1956, to Delma Thornhill and Edna McNease.
Mr. Thornhill worked as a fishing tool supervisor. He would spend his free time golfing, grilling, frying fish, and just spending time with his two very special grandkids. He was a member of Wesson United Pentecostal Church.
The family of Mr. Thornhill would like to express gratitude to his Premium work family as well as every oil company he was associated with. All Garry has ever known is fishing tools. He was very dedicated to his job and enjoyed talking to all his co-workers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Walter and Janie McNease, Paul Lee, and Buena Mae Thornhill; uncle, David McNease; aunt, Christine McNease; and his father-in-law, Oliver Ashley.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 45 years, Karole Ashley Thornhill; daughters, Dana Stone (Jason) and Megan Thornhill; two grandchildren, Emily “Em” and Caleb “lil man”; sister, Belinda Thornhill; niece, Carlie Davis (Caleb); two great-nieces, Aubrey and Kinsley Davis; mother-in-law, Kathleen Ashley; and sister-in-law, Ronda Ashley. He is also survived by other loving family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tupelo Children’s Mansion, P.O. Box 167, Tupelo, MS 38802.