Harvey Lee Thompson

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Lake City

Harvey Lee Thompson, 62, of Lake City, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 at his residence. Born in Lake City, he had lived his entire life around Lake City, and was a 1962 graduate of Dixie High School. He was married to his wife Wilma 44 years and two days. He was a life-long member of Refuge General Baptist Church where he has served as deacon for 40 years. He was formerly employed by Singer Manufacturing in Trumann for 20 years, and then opened and operated Battery Parts Warehouse in Paragould and Jonesboro since 1982.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma Whitney Thompson of the home; a son, Darrell Thompson, and his wife, Kristi of Paragould; a daughter, Janis Faulkner, and her husband Harvey Edward of Caraway; a brother, Earl Thompson, and his wife Elouise of Jonesboro; a sister, Eunice Gilley, and her husband Jake of Lake City; and three grandchildren, Whitney Thompson, Joshua Thompson, and Jessie Grace Thompson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William (Bill) and Jessie Ruth Martin Thompson.

Active pallbearers will be deacons of the church, Heath McGaughey, Sam Lee, Jon Milligan, Pat Bader, A.C. Daniel, Dannie McFarland, Jake Gilley and Jim Heath.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Refuge General Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Ward and Rev. Clarence Cornish officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Gardens in Paragould.

Memorials may be made to Refuge General Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.