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Jeffery James Thornhill

Jeffery James Thornhill, age 29, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital. A native of Moss Point, MS, Jeffery is a son of Jeffery Thornhill, Sr. He was a stubborn and outgoing guy who never knew a stranger. He was very generous and reliable to both family and friends. Jeffery enjoyed working on cars, spending time in the woods, being social and being around people. He was very loving and devoted to his family. Jeffery is preceded in death by grandmothers: Bonnie Jo Thornhill and Christine Kibodeaux; grandfather: Melvin Kibodeaux; great-aunt: Vergie “Short” Smith; Godfather: Brian McKinney.

Jeffery James Thornhill has left behind to cherish his memories:

Grandfather: James Clifton Thornhill, of Moss Point, MS;

Father: Jeffery Thornhill, of Erwin;

Fiancé: Sarah Campbell, of Erwin;

Daughter: Kelsey Campbell, of Erwin;

Sister: Kristina Longworth and husband, Joshua, of Unicoi;

Nephews: Mason Honeycutt, of Unicoi,

Luke Longworth, of Unicoi;

Nieces: Sawyer Longworth, of Unicoi,

Elayna Longworth, of Unicoi,

Aubree Longworth, of Unicoi;

Several aunts, uncles and cousins.

And a dear friend who was considered family: Mabel Killen

The family would like to express sincere thanks to Dakota Black, Josh Clark, Austin Smith, Billy Harkins, Eric Wall and Zach Higgins for their friendship and show of support during his time of illness.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Jeffery James Thornhill in a visitation to be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at or on Facebook at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Jeffery James Thornhill through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.