Junior Thrasher

February 21, 1940 – August 11, 2020

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Funeral service for Junior J. W. Thrasher, 80, are set for 1:00 pm Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Ray Vuncannon officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Oak Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 and Thursday from 11:00 to service time.

Junior died August 11, 2020 at his residence. He was born February 21, 1940 in Tippah Co. MS to the late William and Velma Thrasher. He was a retired factory worker, logger and forestry service. He enjoyed mowing his yard, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Mitchell Thrasher, W. C. Thrasher, Pad Thrasher, and Roger Dale Thrasher.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mattie Thrasher; son Ricky Thrasher; (Kim) daughters, Pam Ford, Lisa Sipes; sister, Dorothy Mills; grandchildren, Wesley Thrasher (Katie), Amy Richardson (Josh), Chelsea Davis (Wes), Brandon Sipes, Ariel Lambert (Dylan), Chasta Ford; eight great grandchildren, Brodie Thrasher, Laynee Thrasher, Halle Thrasher, Rhett Thrasher, Jase Richardson, Kage Richardson, Andi Kate Davis, Saylor Davis; host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers: Wesley Thrasher, Wes Davis, Greg Ford, Dylan Lambert, Josh Richardson, and Clayton Mills.

Honorary pallbearers: Jeremy Thrasher, Dewayne Thrasher, Brandon Sipes, and Lynn Thrasher.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialcorinth.com for the Thrasher family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.


  • Receiving of Family and Friends

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, August 13, 2020

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