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Mr. Cecil Roy Thorne, 81, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford, MS. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Born in Booneville, MS to the late Howard and Mildred Joyner Thorne, Mr. Thorne served in the United States Army National Guard. He was a construction contractor. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Jerry Wayne Thorne, Le Roy Thorne and Howard Thorne; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Sneed White; and brother-in-law, Donald Maples.
He is survived by his wife Harley Ann Sneed Thorne of Toccopola, MS; a daughter, Susan T. Haukapp and her husband, Mike, of Atlanta, GA; a son Jeff Thorne and his wife, Nicole, of Olive Branch, MS; two grandchildren, Abby Haukapp of Atlanta, GA and Tyler Thorne of Olive Branch, MS; a brother, Billy Thorne of Canton, MS; and a sister, Elizabeth Anderson of Las Vegas, NV.