McMillan Funeral Home

702 West College Street, Booneville, MS


Dean Thornton Jr.

March 17, 1965October 22, 2019

Harold Dean Thornton, Jr., 54, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019, to his home. He was born March 17, 1965, to Harold and Martha Thornton. He graduated from Thrasher High School. He owned and operated Thornton and Sons Cabinet. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and motorcycles.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, October 24, 2019, at New Covenant Church with Bro. David Krech officiating. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Tammy Thornton; two sons, DJ (Erin) Thornton, Hagen Scott Thornton; three daughters, Haley Reanna Thornton, Hanna Nicole Thornton and Cassy (Chris) Knight; his parents; one sister, Michelle (Johnny) Thornton; two grandchildren, Talon Bizzell and Adaline Thornton; and one niece, Zoe Thornton.

Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lebonheur Children’s Hospital.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.


  • Tammy Thornton, Wife
  • DJ (Erin) Thornton, Son
  • Hagen Scott Thornton, Son
  • Haley Reanna Thornton, Daughter
  • Hanna Nicole Thornton, Daughter
  • Casey (Chris) Knight, Daughter
  • Harold Thornton, Father
  • Martha Thornton, Mother
  • Michelle (Johnny) Thornton, Sister
  • Talon Bizzell, Grandchild
  • Adaline Thornton, Grandchild
  • Zoe Thornton, Niece


  • Visitation Thursday, October 24, 2019
  • A Celebration of Life Thursday, October 24, 2019


Dean Thornton Jr.

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Tammy Johnson

October 25, 2019

Dean was my High School Sweetheart even thou that didn’t work out he was always my friend. I am so sorry for this families loss.