Emanuel Mandre Thornton 35 of Orange died January 23, 2014 in Orange, Texas.
Emanuel was a life long resident of Orange, Texas. He was a 1996 graduate of West-Orange Stark High School. He played basketball in high school and was offered several scholarships for his performance.
Emanuel was preceeded in death by his sister Turquoise Fezia.
Homegoing celebration will be at 11:00am Saturday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church located at 612 N 3rd street in Orange, Texas with Pastor John H. Smith officiating.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30am until time of service. Interment to follow at Hollywood Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Memorial Chapel, Inc.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories His father Clifton Fezia (Daphne) of Orange, Texas. His mother, Sheila Thornton of Orange, Texas. Daughter, Elaysia Thornton of Orange, Texas. Four brothers, Reginald Thornton (Tootie) of Beaumont, Texas, Isreal Fezia of Arlington, Texas, Dontae Fezia of Califonia. Kevondric Fezia of Orange, Texas. Three sisters, Evelyn Baldwin (Starrland) of Houston, Texas., Claudette Vonture of Houston, Texas and Mercedes Fezia of Orange, Texas.
He also leaves a special friend Sharina Chambers of Beaumont, Texas and a host of family and friends.