Originally created 07/20/00

Mr. Robert Thornton Sr.



WASHINGTON, Ga. - Mr. Charlie Robert Thornton Sr., 76, of Wheatley Road, died Wednesday, July 19, 2000, at Wills Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rehoboth Baptist Church with the Revs. Herman Bradley and Jim Edwards officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Thornton, a native of Wilkes County, had retired as a logger and was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma C. Thornton; three sons, Eddie Waynes Thornton and Daniel Lee Thornton, both of Washington, and Bobby Thornton, Thomson; two sisters, Frankie Thornton Carter, Washington, and Ruby T. Adkins, Warrenton; and 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Michael Williams, Greg Williams, Stanley Wheatley, David Tyler, Douglas Wheatley, T.J. Clark and Bob Oxidine.

Memorials may be made to Rehoboth Baptist Church, 3257 Metasville Road, Washington, GA 30673.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hopkins Funeral Home.