Elijah Lee Thornton, ageΒ 20

Lost to gun violence on November 5, 2021 in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

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    19 funny , positive vibes , great personality
    9 so cool
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    8 Greenville County
    2 Granny's heart! forever! Feb. 2022
  • Comments:
    15 Senseless .. fly high πŸ’”
    10 Elijah, you will always live in our hearts, and missed more then you would ever know...I Love you!!
    8 will always remember you eli ❀️
    7 i love you so much .
    8 Real stand up guy and humble! I Love you bro
    9 i love you eli❀️🀞🏽 we locked in forever
    8 It breaks my heart to know I’ll never see ur smile or hear you laugh again..
    8 LLE5 forever πŸ’”πŸ€žπŸ½
    7 Your smile will continue to smile so bright
    8 I love you
    9 wish we wouldve met physically, spirtiual connetion im greatful for. rest peacfully πŸ₯Ί
    11 they took a life of a real one youll never be forgotten
    11 nobody will ever replace you my sweet baby rest in peace πŸ˜žπŸ’•
    8 truly love you and I will miss are hugs and talks 😭🀍
    8 You were truly loved. Gone to soon.
    8 So sorry that this happened to you. Signed Isiah T. Davis mom
    5 R.I.P Elijah
    7 Not a day goes by, I don't think of you, always on my mind, and always loved. love you
    6 it's been a month yesterday, and pain is still here. you will always be missed
    6 miss you everday
    7 My heart breaks every time I think of youπŸ’” We love and miss you.
    4 Elijah, i still just cannot believe your gone. I love you
    6 think about you everday❀️
    4 R.I. P Elijah Isiah T Davis Mom
    5 Still trying to understand why. πŸ˜ͺ Love you!!
    4 everytime, I think of you, I just can't believe your gone
    6 To know you was such a Joy, YOU had so much to offer the World..Love
    5 rip Elijah πŸ’”
    4 To know you was such a treasure, you will always be remembered in my heart!! I love you Elijah
    5 When I think of you, I remember you smile
    5 Granny will never forget her Elijah! πŸ’”πŸ˜­πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’™
    4 Merry Christmas πŸŽ„
    4 we went to the same school πŸ˜ͺyou was a cool lil dude rip baby boy
    7 missing you the most today...
    5 Missing your Smile
    4 Always and forever in our hearts. Love you
    5 Thinking of you
    5 always and forever in our hearts!!!!! Our hearts are broken and hurting!!! Love you Elijah
    6 everyone misses you so much! you are loved, cherished and you are forever with us.
    4 Thinking of you, and missing you. Forever in our hearts πŸ’•.
    4 Love you Elijah!! forever in our hearts!!
    4 Thinking of you , and missing you!! Forever in our hearts and with us !!! Love you Elijah
    5 Elijah, your loved beyond words, and missed beyond measure.We ❀ you!
    4 miss you πŸ’”
    3 Thinking of you, forever with us and in our hearts !! Love you
    4 Forever in My heart!! Missing you! Love you Elijah
    3 love you Elijah!!! Granny πŸ’™
    5 Forever in our hearts
    4 Love you ELijah !
    5 Elijah, you will forver be in our hearts! Love you Linda
    8 this a different kind of pain miss you everday
    4 Elijah you willforever be missed! Love you
    5 Miss you more then you will ever know!! Love you Elijah
    10 love you
    7 Can’t nobody replace the relationship we had a d the position you had as my brother πŸ’”
    5 Elijah, you will always live in our hearts, and missed more then you would ever know.I Love you!!
    4 love you Elijah...Love Linda
    3 Elijah, you will always live in our hearts, and missed more then you would ever know..Linda!!
    4 Always loved, never forgotten, forever remembered.Love Linda
    4 Thinking of you everyday, and missing you..You will forever be in our hearts and loved. Linda
    3 Missing you Elijah πŸ’™ Granny
    4 Teresa Henderson
    4 Prayers for the family
    3 Elijah, you will always live in our hearts,
    4 love you f
    3 Thinking of you, and missing your Smile..
    5 Missing you everyday! You will always be my Favorite Grandson. Love Linda
    6 to my favorite Grandson, you are missed more then words can say..
    6 miss ya ☹️
    4 You will always be in our hearts.Love you Elijah!!
    4 Missing you everyday! Still hard to Believe that your really gone!!. Love Linda
    5 Elijah you will forever be missed, You will live in our hearts forever. Love you Linda
    16 I just lit another candle on behalf of my Sun Isiah T Davis
    4 You will forever be missed , and loved... Missing you Grandson!
    7 miss you eliπŸ™ forever in my heart
    6 Thinking of you this Monring ! Missing you
    8 Still cannot believe your Gone! Missed more then you know !!
    5 Missing you , and thinking of you daily!! you are missed so much!
    8 Elijah, you will never be forgotten, and will live forever in our hearts ** Love Linda
    4 you are missed more then I can say !! We will never get to hear your voice again.. Its not fair!!
    4 Granny's thinking about you keeping you close to my heart! Death is not the end but the begining! πŸ’™
    7 Elijah, you will always be in our hearts. We love you & Miss you more then words can Describe
    11 Thinking of you, Mising you! Its not fair that you were taken from us! Love you Elijah
    5 You are missed Beyond words!! Still cannot believe your gone
    6 miss you so nuch
    4 Happy Early Heavenly Birthday, Dance with the Angles. Miss you and Love you
    9 Elijah, you are missed so much! We will get Justice for you! Love you
    9 Everyday, I light a candle and pray for Justice… We miss you so much
    10 WE miss you everyday ,and pray for justice for you.. Always in my heart! Linda
    7 I look at your picture everyday, and just why? You will forever be loved & Missed!!
    11 😒
    10 Why you
    8 You are truly missed beyond words!! We love you & Miss you so much!! ❀️😘
    9 Love you !! Will never understand why you were taken from us!! Just why ??
    8 Miss you everyday!
    7 Love you Elijah and miss you! You are truly missed beyond words! We love you !!!
    9 I just lit a candle on behalf of my Sun Isiah T Davis
    5 You are missed beyond words.
    6 Missing you everyday! Love you beyond words!!! Still cannot believe your gone..
    6 Missing you More!! Love you Elijah!!
    4 Today marks 1 year you were taken from us, we miss you and love beyond words.. Love you Elijah
    7 Love you Elijah! Miss you beyond words!! β€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈπŸ’‹
    7 Elijah , words cannot describe How much you are missed & Loved. Saturday marked 1 year. No words
    10 Miss u
    7 Missing you today!! Love you Elijah
    7 LLE ❀️
    6 My heart hurts just thinking about you not being here . Love you
    5 I miss you so much words can't describe! love you Elijah forever πŸ’™
    5 LLE 4L
    6 i moss you
    4 4 Missing you everyday! Love you beyond words!!! Still cannot believe your gone❀️❀️😘
    3 Elijah, You are missed & Loved more then you words could describe
    3 ELijah, we miss you everyday!! Justice will be served
    3 I will always talk about you!! To keep your Memory alive! Love you Elijah
    3 You were one the best things that ever came into my life.. Love you & Miss you everyday
    2 Elijah you are missed more then you could ever imagine!!!
    2 Love & Miss you Elijah!! πŸ€β€οΈπŸ˜‡πŸ˜­

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