Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Brandon John Thurston, 8, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in the apartment fire at Wheaton.

He was born April 28, 2004, in Liberty, the son of Kenny and Mary (Hatfield) Thurston.

Survivors include: his father, Kenneth Thurston, of Kansas City; and maternal grandfather, Gordon Hatfield, of Browning.

His mother also passed away in the fire.

He was a third grade student at Wheaton Elementary School. He attended Wheaton Church of Christ. Playing ball was his favorite activity.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Solid Rock Baptist Church, Wheaton. Pastor Scott Mitchell will conduct the services. Arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.

Contributions may be made to the family in care of McQueen Funeral Home or Wheaton Fire Department for 2 in 1 detectors for the apartment building.

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