Thrower, Acie


Acie Thrower

 Sunday, April 07, 2002

 Las Vegas Review-Journal

 Acie Thrower, 79, died Wednesday in a North Las Vegas hospital.

 He was born Oct. 28, 1922, in Fordyce, Ark. A laborer in construction, he was a 50-year resident of Las Vegas.

 He is survived by his companion, Ruby Burns of Las Vegas; sons, James Tate, Larry Childs, Ronnie Burns, Kenneth Burns and Willie, all of Las Vegas, and Lawrence Tate of Chicago; daughters, Jennifer Burns of Las Vegas, Ruth Ann of Fordyce and Nancy of California; sisters, Gertrude Gibson of Fordyce, Kacassie Mae Parham and Louise Lambert, both of Bearden, Ark., and Elizabeth Wallace and Ophelia Webb, both of Las Vegas; brother, Carl of Fordyce; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

 Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Monday at American Burial & Cremation Services, with services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Second Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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