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Douglas "Doug" Alvin Thurmond

February 29, 1964 ~ December 20, 2017 (age 53)

Douglas Alvin “Doug” Thurmond, 53, of Quitman, Arkansas suddenly went home to be with the Lord on the morning of Wednesday, December 20, 2017. When Doug found Jesus, his goal became sharing with others the same grace that he had received himself. He never met a stranger, and he could recall a name at a moment’s notice.

Doug worked as a lineman for close to twenty-five years. Doug had a knack for fixing things, so as an avid car enthusiast, he had a yard full of “projects”. Doug had the ability to find the good in any person or situation, and he could see the value of a person beyond what others could see. He had a heart for helping those in need.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Buck and Shirley Thurmond, and his brother, Glenn Thurmond.

Doug is survived by his wife of thirty years, Lisa Thurmond; one son, Michael Thurmond; and the many friends that he had made throughout his life.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Doug’s honor to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, American Family Radio, or the American Cancer Society.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Family Radio
P. O. Drawer 2440, Tupelo MS 38803
Tel: 1-662-844-8888

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

 Service Information

December 22, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heber Springs Funeral Home
1199 Wilburn Road ~ P.O. Box 778
Heber Springs, AR 72543

Funeral Service
December 23, 2017

2:00 PM
Heber Springs Funeral Home
1199 Wilburn Road ~ P.O. Box 778
Heber Springs, AR 72543

Private Interment

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