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Marquis Thornton

September 29, 1979 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 41)


A Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Marquis Thornton “Bo General” of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021 will be held Saturday, February 20th, 2:00 p.m. at Exciting Faith Alive Church, 5705 E. 32nd Ave., _______, officiating. The interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.

Marquis Thornton was born September 29, 1979 in Tampa, Florida. He loved working and baseball. He leaves to cherish his precious memories to his children, Marquis Thornton, Jr., Marquis Thornton, Jr. “Gen Gen”, Markessia Thornton, Marquessia Thornton, MaKiyla Thornton, Marquis Thornton “Lil Bo”, Marcellus Thornton, Torrie Thornton and Milan Thornton; grandmothers, Hattie Mae Jones and  Mary Teems; stepdad, Michael Capers; parents, Gwendolyn Thornton (Lorenzo Girven); brothers, Marvin Thornton Capers, Antonio Thornton and Michael Capers Thornton; aunts, Louise Bennett, Lisa Jones, Janetta Jones and Patricia Teems; uncles, Lester Jones, Jimmy Jones, Fredrick Williams and Ricky Jones; nieces, Mya Thornton and Harmony Thornton; nephews, Marvin Thornton, Jr. and Cincere Thornton; cousins, Selena Bennett, Roland Sims, Roger McKay, Linda Jones, Lamont Philion, Keila McKay (Vern), Brandy Smith, Demitruis Williams, Calvin Dumas, Lisa Jones, Devin Jones, Vanitha Jones, Laquita Proctor, Lester Jones and Nika Jones; special friends, Tamera Williams, Ida Mathis, Dip and Ronnie Dee; a host of cousins, aunts, uncles and other relatives.

The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, February 19th from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service. We are following the CDC guidelines.

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February 19, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Aikens Funeral Home
2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33610

Funeral Service
February 20, 2021

2:00 PM
Exciting Faith Alive Mt. Silla
5705 32nd Ave
Tampa, FL 33619

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