The family will receive friends today, Aug. 10, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Odom Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Dewey Williams will officiate.
Thompson was preceded in death by his mother, Gertrude Thompson; father, Henry Thompson; brothers, Joe Thompson, Gary Thompson and Charles Thompson; grandchild, Sarah Kaye Stevens.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Thompson of Sumiton; daughters, Laura Kay Thompson and Abygail LaShae Gilbert; sisters, Rita Swann (Hershel), Irene Crump (Paul) and Jerri Miller; brothers, Ancel Thompson and Billy Thompson (Sybil); grandchildren, Briana Stevens and Nicholas Stevens; and great-grandchild, Karlie Martin.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571