Gifford Alvin Thornton age 81 of Bismarck, passed from this life on Friday, May 24, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, May 27, 2013 at DeRoche Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Chris Morrison, Bro. Alan Cansler, Bro. Mark Thornton and Bro. Troy Bray officiating. Interment will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Sunday at Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia.