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Larry "Big Larry" Thornton

March 13, 1960 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 60)



Larry Thornton, also known as "Big Larry", age 60, of Lanett, Alabama passed away on Saturday, November 7th, 2020. 

Larry was born in Franklin, Georgia on March 13th, 1960 to the late Wayne Thornton and Velma Dukes Thornton. 

He was of the Baptist faith.

For those who knew "Big Larry", you will understand he was always himself - "Big Larry".  He was an outgoing country boy who enjoyed life and was easy to please.  

He loved motorcycles, working on cars, music, and spending time at the beach. 

He is survived by his wife, Beverly; sister, Ann Lites; children, Shannon, Jody, Josh, Michael, Jason and "Little Larry"; 21 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made in Larry's memory to the American Cancer Society. 

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of Big Larry, or to light a Remembrance Candle in his memory. 

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Larry "Big Larry" Thornton, please visit our floral store.


Services are to be announced


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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