Mr. John R. Wesley Thompson, age 85, passed peacefully away Saturday, January 4th, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center with his family by his bedside. At an early age, he joined the Piney Grove Baptist Church and he worked as a well driller for 54 years for Mr. Jack Brannen and the Anderson Brothers.
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He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Lee Thompson of Brooklet, Ga.; his loving daughters, Annette Eason (Johnny) and Jeannette Houston, both of Statesboro, Ga., Annie Weaver (Lee) of Collins, Ga., and Betty Mikell (Walter) of Brooklet, Ga.; his loving sons, John P. Thompson (Vickie) of Statesboro, Ga., Rickey Houston of Conyers, Ga., Vic Thompson (Robin) of Stilson, Ga., and Eddie Floyd Thompson (Jan) of Pensacola, Fla.; his loving sister, Almaritta T. Brown (Lloyd) of Hagan, Ga.; his loving brothers, James Wilbert Thompson of Glennville, Ga., Earl Thompson (Joyce) of St. Petersburg, Fla., Emmanuel Thompson (Margaret) and George Thompson (Arabell), both of Statesboro, Ga., and Rudolph Thompson (Beulah) of Utica, New York; his loving sisters-in-law, Sarah Thompson of St. Petersburg, Fla., Francis Thompson and Earnestine Thompson, both of Statesboro, Ga.; three devoted friends, Gloria Johnson and Pop of Brooklet, Ga., and Harry Cone of Statesboro, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Family visitation will be Friday, January 10th, from 7-8 p.m. in the chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Statesboro Chapel.
The Home going celebration for Mr. John R. Wesley Thompson will be Saturday, January 11th, at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Denmark, with Pastor Morris Reddick, presiding, and Minister Andrew Johnson, eulogist. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Express condolences at www.craigrtremblefuneralhome.com.
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Statesboro Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, January 10, 2014
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Published in Statesboro Herald from Jan. 10 to Jan. 17, 2014