James Carlyle "Jim" Thorne, Jr. James Carlyle "Jim" Thorne, Jr., entered into rest April 29, 2010, in Tallahassee. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today, May 3, 2010, at Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice. Jim was born in Rutherfordton, N.C., and grew up in Malibu, California, and resided in Fort Lauderdale, Singapore, and moved to Tallahassee in 1998. He retired from Textron -EZGo. He was of the Baptist faith. Jim is survived by his wife, Virginia Culpepper Thorne of Tallahassee; one son, James Carlyle Thorne, III and his wife, Pam of Macon, Ga.; two step sons, George Stout III of Marianna, Todd Stout and wife, Sarah of Tallahassee; three grandchildren, Carlyle Thorne, Savannah Thorne both of Macon, Hali Stout of Marianna; one brother, Henry Thorne of San Jose, California; one sister, Mary Ann Whiteside and her husband, Mac of Hudson, N.C.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat from May 1 to May 3, 2010.