P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Vernie Eugene Thurman
September 25, 1939 - January 20, 2022

Vernie Eugene Thurman

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Vernie Eugene Thurman, age 82 of Monticello, AR, passed away January 20, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, AR. He was born September 25, 1939, in Monticello, AR to the late Marvin Thurman and Margurette Funderburg Thurman. He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Hunter Thurman Sr.

He was retired from Burlington Rug Mill after 39 years of service. He was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Monticello, AR and a devoted husband, daddy, grandfather, and great grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Linda Parker Thurman of Monticello, AR, two sisters, Reba Graham (Robert) and Debbie Kruse; three brothers, Marvin Jr., Kenneth and Dale; one son Michael Thurman from Alabama; two daughters, Dottie Colon (Jerry) of Texas and Denetra Thurman Scogins (Jimmy) of Monticello; five grandchildren, Carol Anne (Lance), Chason, Ashley, Bryce and Chandler; four great-grandchildren, Kalani, Jason, Jada, and Hunter Jr.; and numerous nephews and nieces that he loved dearly; three special sisters-in-law, Theresa, Mary, and Debbie; two brothers-in-law, John Parker Sr. and Darrell Snuffer Sr; and a special cousin, Jane Wall.

Memorials are to go to Arkansas Hospice in Monticello, AR.

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  1. Donna Lytle
    Linda, Im very sorry for you and your family. I will remember you all in my prayers. Sincerely, Donna
  2. Betty Ollison
    I am So sorry to hear about Mr Vernie. I worked under him at burlington. He was such a nice person
    My sympathy for the family.
    Betty Ollison
  3. Carol A Moore
    Robert and I are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to the family.
  4. Karen Holcomb Brown
    Dear Linda, I’m sorry for your loss.
  5. Joe Chambers
    Ms. Linda and family, so sorry for the loss of Vernie. I've known him pretty much all my life and worked for him at Burlington. We will all miss him, and I will be praying for y'all. God pour His grace on you in this difficult time.
  6. Sandra pryor
    Linda & family,
    Cecil & I were so sorry to hear of your loss. You had a long enduring marriage and we know you all will miss him.
    Cecil & Sandra Pryor
    To the family of Vernie; Sorry for your loss. Vernie and I were friends throughout our school years. After my graduation we lost touch.
  8. Sharon Shook McIntyre
    Dear Linda & Family,
    I am sorry to hear about Vernie. He was very nice and a pleasure to work with at Burlington for many years. You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    In Christian Love,
  9. Barbara Newton
    I am so sorry Linda! It’s never easy to lose someone you love so much. I really enjoyed our talks when he’d bring me your books. You are in my prayers.
  10. Larry and Cindy Livingston
    We are so sorry for your loss. May peace be with you.
  11. Kay Worbington
    Dear Linda & family, I am sorry for your great loss. Your are to be commended on taking such good care of Vernie. You & family have my prayers of comfort at this sad time!
    Linda and Family, I am so sorry about Vernie. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
  13. Kim Miller
    Mr.Thurman, You will truly be missed. I will always remember our conversation and your jokes. I am glade that I got to be your Aide. Love your Kim
  14. Casey
    I am so sorry. Prayers
  15. Shelley Smith
    Mrs. Linda, Denetra, and CA, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always believe KJ put a spark in him that kept him going through so much sickness. His love for her always shined bright in photos. Prayers for you all. <3
  16. Gloria Schwab
    Family, I am very sorry for your loss . He was a good man . Prayers and comfort for all during this difficult time .
  17. Michele Snuffer
    Well, what to say...You will be missed by many. I will miss our conversation about other people, haha. Making jokes about you misplacing your teeth. And mostly, I will just miss you. Love you uncle Vernie. Catch you on the flip side.
  18. Nikki Rushing
    It was such a blessing to have known Mr Vernie! I will miss his stories and our visits.. he always put a smile On my face. Love and prayers to Mrs Linda and family!!
  19. Patricia Cruce
    Linda I’m so sorry for your loss. I know you worked your self to death to care for Vernie and make his live as happy as possible.Patricia Cruce
  20. Shari Kelley
    I will miss our visits, the conversations, and all of the laughter. You were truly a blessing to know and I’m a better person for knowing you. Till I see you again. Much love!
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