Columbus Daily Advocate April 20, 1965, P1 C4 James Thornburg Dies at Carthage
James W. Thornburg, 52 years old, of Carthage, died at 7:10 last night in McCune-Brooks hospital where he had been a patient for one day.
He was born on Aug 30, 1912, in Kansas and had lived in Carthage for the past 6 months moving there from Fort Smith Ark. He was a machinist
Survivors include his father his father Connie Thornburg, of Columbus, his mother, Mrs. Leota Schultz, Columbus, three sons, Jimmy Dell Thornburg, Viet Nam, Robert W. Thornburg, Blytheville, Ark.,and Danny J. Thornburg of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Patricia Moses, Van Buren, Ark., Miss Rayma Thornburg of the home,Mrs. Sarah Pitchford and Miss Glenda Thornburg both of Van Buren Ark., a Sister, Mrs. MargueretteFlynn, Columbus, and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be announced by the Mason Chapel of Joplin.