Claremore Daily Progress

June 20, 2013

Herbert Wayne 'Sonny' Thorne

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Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE — Funeral service for Herbert Wayne “Sonny” Thorne will be 10 a.m., Thursday, June 20, at the Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel with Pastor Kevin Lewis officiating.  Burial with military honors by the U.S. Army will follow at the Thorne Family Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home Wednesday 1-5 p.m.

Sonny passed away Mon., June 17, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, at the age of 64.

He is survived by his wife, Marcia of the home;  children:  Chelene Rogers and husband, Paul of Claremore, Jessica Thorne of Tulsa, and Jasmine Thorne of the home;  step-children:  Nichole Kidd and husband, Shaman of Tulsa, Cass Gaskins of the home, and Jennifer Bennett and husband, Jonathon of Tulsa;  siblings:  Velma Harris and husband, Douglas of Claremore, Cheryl Voss and husband, Edsel of Ft. Gibson, Ricky Thorne of Claremore, Sharon Matheson and husband, Steve of Inola, and Verna Noble and husband, Dick of Bixby;  and 6 grandchildren. Leave your memories of Sonny and view his tribute online at