Mr. Clyde Sewell Thornton, 83, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. A native of Elberton, he was the son of the late Jamie Bowman and Mary Rebecca Todd Thornton. Mr. Thornton was self-employed in the granite industry and was a member of Middleton United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters: Alice Nichols, Wilma Floyd, and Marion Hosea; and one brother, David Thornton.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine Haley Thornton; five children: Perry Thornton, Allyson Thornton, Rhonda Cleveland, Byron Walters and Ron Walters; fourteen grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind two sisters: Jane Nichols and Brenda Rice; and two brothers, Edmund Thornton and John Thornton.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Middleton United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Middleton United Methodist Church.
Arrangements for Mr. Clyde Thornton are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elberton.