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Jeffery Taylor
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John Dix, Jr.
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Vivian Shields
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Gladys Corson
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Artie Mae Wessells
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Darryl Hopkins
Darryl Hopkins
Feb 10, 2014

Anne Harrison
Anne Harrison
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Pearl Littleton
Pearl Littleton
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D. Wayne Birch
D. Wayne Birch
Jan 10, 2014

Karen Rainey
Karen Rainey
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Veterans and Family Memorial Care

Delmarva Funeral Directors Association

Independent Funeral Homes of Virginia


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Thank you for visiting the Thornton Funeral Home on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. As a family of funeral service providers we strive to offer Eastern Shore families the most personalized and professional services available.

Our family is dedicated to promoting funeral service excellence that exceeds the expectations of those we serve - all in a comfortable and caring environment.

We offer a gracious facility that provides ample room for families to receive their guests for any memorial event. We take special pride in continually maintaining our facilities to the highest standards, for the comfort of your family and friends.

The Thornton Family,
Carl and Shelley Thornton and Sarah Thornton Laird


* Video Tributes on DVD & Online

* An Exclusive Veterans Memorial Care Provider

* Traditional Funeral Services

* Traditional & Direct Cremation Plans & Packages

* Guaranteed Cost Pre-Arrangement Plans

* Worldwide Travel Protection with our Travel Assurance Plan

*  Custom Merchandise & Services

* Digital Music Library

* Affordable Options to fit your Budget

* Floral Design Assistance

* Custom Printing & Design of Memorial Stationery

* After Service Catering Assistance

*  Out-of-Town Shipping Services
*  Monuments & Memorials

*  Pet Caskets & Urns

*  Cemetery Sales & Service
*  Modern Facilities & Equipment

* Online Community Obituaries

We encourage you to contact us with any questions, or if we can assist you with any funeral service need. 


24183 Chadbourne Street – PO Box 264

Parksley, Virginia 23421

Phone 757-665-5939 -  Fax 757-665-5748

"Our Family Serving Your Family For Three Generations"

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To the Family & Staff of Thornton Funeral Home, Thank you for the Cremation Service you provided for mom.
--- Wachapreague, VA

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