OBITUARY: Thonglor Savankham


Thonglor Suvankham, age 73 of Antioch, TN, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. A native of Thailand, he was the son of the late Kong and Mai Namsena.

Mr. Suvankham is survived by his wife Sisavanh Sayyasenh Suvankham; sons, Chanthala Suvankham of Antioch, TN and Ketkanha Suvankham of Murfreesboro, TN; daughters, Destiny Thomas and Melina Suvankham-Johnson both of LaVergne, TN; grandchildren, Janisa Southiseng, Jaden, Cianna, and Kennedy Thomas, Saige Maui Suvankham, Jeremiah Chan Perez, Salara Sky Suvankham, Jasmine T., Jorden F. and Melani-Joy Johnson; and dogs, Chia, Nee-Nee, and Gracie; brother, Pang; sisters, Lampang, Nim, and Nat.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Saturday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro, TN. Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Sunday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Joel Bayluangrath officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery at a later date.

Mr. Suvankham was a member of Lao Baptist Church and retired from American Fabricators in Nashville.

An online guestbook for the Suvankham family is available at

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