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Kenneth Blair Thurston (02-24-2016)
Photo of Kenneth Blair ThurstonA graveside memorial
services for Kenneth Blair
Thurston of Downsville,
will be 2 p.m. on Saturday,
February 27, 2016, at
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church
Cemetery in Downsville,
under the direction of Griffin
Funeral Home of West
Monroe.
Mr. Thurston was born
March 4, 1955, in Monroe,
and passed from this life at
his home in Downsville on
February 12, 2016, at the age
of 60. Ken attended school
in Farmerville and graduated
from Farmerville High
School. For most of his life,
he lived in Union Parish.
Over the years, he worked as a welder, a carpenter, a mechanic
and a heavy machine operator.
He is preceded in death by: His parents, Ferrel Thurston
and Margie Hancock Thurston.
He is survived by: His daughters – Amy Nicole “Nikki”
Thurston of Calhoun and Teresea Ann Thurston of Fort
Necessity; a son, Kenneth Darrell Thurston and wife Mandy
of Calhoun; two brothers – Roger Kevin Thurston and
wife Paula of Jacksonville, Fla. and Charles Thurston of
Alexandria; 10 grandsons – Mason Gates, Nicholas Gates,
J.T. Gates, Bradin Antley, Nolan Smith, Dalton Thurston,
Logon Thurston, Colton Thurston, Triston Stewart, and
Payton Henderson; a granddaughter, Kyndal Williamson;
as well as a host of extended family and friends.
Online messages for the family may be left at www
.griffinfuneralhome.net.