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Crawford D. Thornton, 85

Crawford D. Thornton, 85 of Conway, Arkansas passed from this life on July 18, 2017. He was born on July 3, 1932 in Abilene, Texas to the late Phillip Morgan and Eva Ray Thornton. After serving in the United States Marines during the Korean War he worked for various companies in construction and steel manufacturing before his retirement. Crawford loved spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bernice Thornton; daughters, Eva Thornton and Lisa Steinfort; son, Les Branscum; one brother, Robert Lowell Thornton and a host of other family and friends. Crawford was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Ray and Don Thornton and one sister, Nancy Felton.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street,  Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400



  • Ronnie Felton Posted July 22, 2017 4:59 AM

    We will all miss him. Love you Dean

  • Jeffrey Welker, Columbus, Indiana Posted July 22, 2017 5:59 AM

    I remember Dean as a kind and patience man, but moreover a brother in Christ. I wish Bernice and family comfort in his passing.

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