Steven Thornes Sr.


Mr. Barry “Steven” Thornes Sr., 68, of Parksley, husband of Karen Sue Thornes, passed away May 2, 2022, at his home in Parksley.

Born Jan. 25, 1954, in Anchorage, Alaska, he was the son of Goldie Budd Thornes and the late John Riley Thornes Sr. An avid woodworker, he enjoyed carpentry and building things. He made sure everything was done perfectly and even re-did his kitchen three times!

Other than his loving wife, Karen, and mother, Goldie, Steven is survived by four children, Barry Steven Thornes Jr. and his children, Leiah and Kayla Thornes, Lorie Thornes Northam and her children, Will and Whitney Northam, Kareena Ann Green (Eddie) and their children, Nathan and Lexie Green and Noah Wood, and Matthew Earl Annis (Renee) and their son, Colton Annis; a sister, Deborah T. Williams (David); and several nieces and nephews.

Other than his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Riley Thornes Jr., and his grandson, Barry Steven Thornes III.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, May 5, at 2 p.m., from the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley, with George Fulk officiating. Interment will follow in the Parksley Cemetery in Parksley.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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