August 28, 1960 ~ August 14, 2009
Thornton, Garry G. Greece: Went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 14, 2009 at age 48. Predeceased by his mother, MaryLee Thornton. He is survived by his loving wife, Karen (Manley) Thornton; daughters, Anna Lee Thornton & Deborah Lynn Thornton; father, Eugene (Evelyn) Thornton; sister, Judy (John) Shope; half brother, Kevin Laukkonen; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harley “Pat” (Gertrude “Trudi”) Manley; brother-in-law, Marc (Anni) Manley; sister-in-law, Gail (Nemesio) Rivera; several other dear relatives; many friends. Garry graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Chemical Engineering, Xavier University with an MBA in Finance, completed the requirements to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and finished his Graduate of Theology degree from Northstar Bible Institute. He was employed at Proctor & Gamble and worked at Eastman Kodak Company for over 16 years. After leaving Kodak, Garry went on staff at First Bible Baptist Church as a Financial Advisor. Garry was an accomplished table tennis player and an avid baseball fan with a vast knowledge of the sport. His Memorial Service will be held at First Bible Baptist Church, 990 Manitou Road, on Friday, August 28th at 7PM. Interment in New Friendship Cemetery, Kentucky held at the convenience of family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shaohannah's Hope,(Show Hope), PO Box 647 Franklin, TN 37065 in his memory.