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Matthew Paul Thornton

Matthew Paul Thornton age 57, of Forsyth, Missouri passed away on March 20, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

Matthew Paul Thornton

He was born on December 21, 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri the son of Clarence Edward and Antoinette Fletcher Thornton. He had been a resident of the Forsyth area for several years and was a painting contractor. He was also a member of the Freedom Fellowship in Branson, Mo.

Survivors are his wife: Rhonda Roeder Thornton of the home. Two daughters; Sydney Thornton of Oklahoma City, Okla and Ashley Mathena of Nixa, Missouri. His father Clarence “Ed” Thornton of St. Louis, Missouri. Eight brothers; Tony Thornton (Reenie) of St. Louis, Rick Thornton (Moira) of St. Louis, Dave Thornton (Regina) Kansas City, Missouri, Jim Thornton of St. Louis, Missouri, Bill Thornton (Julie) of Chandler, Arizona, John Thornton (Robin) of St. Louis, Chris Thornton (Maggie) of St. Louis, and Mark Thornton (Christy) of St. Louis, Missouri. Several nieces and nephews. Matt was preceded in death by his mother, “Toni” Thornton, a niece, Kayla Thornton and sister-in-law, Terri Thornton.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson.

Please visit www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com to leave online condolences.

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