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Ladura Thornton

July 10, 1953 - June 23, 2019
Muskegon, MI



Friday, June 28, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Muskegon Location
1469 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 722-3721
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Saturday, June 29, 2019
11:00 AM EDT
Our Father's Church
473 E. Laketon Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442

Life Story / Obituary


Mr. Ladura Thornton, age 65, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, June 23, 2019. He was born in East Chicago, IN on July 10, 1953 to Bunn Boyd & Laura Sue (Gordon) Thornton and married the former Betty Brown. Mr. Thornton had been employed at CMI in Fruitport, Furniture industry in Omaha Nebraska and a self-employed handyman & landscaper. Ladura was a member of Our Father’s Church and enjoyed fishing, watching cowboy movies, listening to Blues music and taking care of his mom.


Children, Latisha Sims, Latrice Wesley, Shana Newby, Ranetta Newby, Marshanna Thornton, Ladura Young, Lashonda Thornton; 11 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; mother, Laura Thornton; siblings, Robert (Malinda) Thornton, Mae E. Wells, James (Theresa) Thornton, Loretta Briggs, Jackie (Johnny) Robinson, Toni (Victor) Johnson, Valeria Mickens, Louis (Angela) Donley Sr., Louis Donley Jr.; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. He was preceded in death by his father, wife Betty & nephew Brandon Donley.


Saturday, June 29, 2019, 11:00 AM at Our Father's Church with Pastor Anthony C. Williams officiating. Internment in Mona View Cemetery.


Friday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Clock Funeral Home-Muskegon. MEMORIAL: Harbor Hospice Poppen House. Please visit to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.

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