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Edward ‘Eddie’ Thompson Jr.

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

Mr. Thompson, 79, died Oct. 7, 2009, at his residence. He wasborn in Mississippi on Sept. 29, 1930, to Edward Thompson Sr. andLovie Suzanne Richie.

He retired from Diviney Maintenance.

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

Survivors are his wife, Buelah Mae Thompson, of Brookhaven; ason, Rickey Thompson; his daughters, Rita Acy, Sharon Knight, NancyThompson and Rose White; a sister, Nettie Posey; his 13grandchildren; and his 12 great-grandchildren.