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.

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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.