Edward Thompson Jr.

Published 5:00 am Thursday, October 8, 2009

Services for Edward Thompson Jr., of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m.Friday, Oct. 9, at Community Funeral Services Chapel in Brookhavenwith burial in the Nation’s Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Thompson, 79, died Oct. 7, 2009, at his residence. He wasborn in Mississippi on Sept. 29, 1930, to Edward Thompson Sr. andLouie Sue Richey.

He retired from Diviney Maintenance.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Randy Thompson;a daughter, Linda Sue Posey; his three brothers; and his twosisters.

Survivors are a son, Rickey Thompson; his daughters, Rita Acy,Sharon Knight, Nancy Thompson and Rose White; a sister, NettiePosey; his 14 grandchildren; and his 12 great-grandchildren.