Mary Thompson

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Services for Mary Thompson, of Oakvale, are 11 a.m. Wednesday,Aug. 26, at New Zion M.B. Church in Oakvale with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 4 until 7 p.m. at R.E. Tyler FuneralHome.

Mrs. Thompson, 73, died Aug. 19, 2009, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was born in JeffersonDavis County on July 7, 1936, to Willie Powell and RosieMcClendon.

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She was a retired meat market manager for the Country Store inMonticello.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HenryCharles Thompson; a son, Willie Thompson; a daughter, MelissaSuzette Thompson; and a brother, Ezell Pittman.

Survivors are her sons, Archie Thompson, of Silver Creek, Jimmy,Eric, Dennis Thompson, all of Oakvale, and Aaron Thompson, ofMonticello; a daughter, Penny Thompson, of Little Rock, Ark.; asister, Doris Ford, of Prentiss; her 26 grandchildren; and her 31great-grandchildren.