Ben-Thompson-Obituary

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Ben Henry Thompson

JACKSON, Mississippi

Aug 4, 1957 – Dec 4, 2019

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BORN
August 4, 1957
DIED
December 4, 2019
LOCATION
JACKSON, Mississippi

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JACKSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICE Obituary

Ben Henry Thompson, Jr. was born on August 4, 1957 in Jackson, Mississippi to Willie Renee Cook-Johnson and the late Ben Thompson, Sr.


Ben joined and accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at Davis Temple Church of Christ at an early age. He attended Jackson Public Schools and graduated from Lanier High School. He served in United States Army. He was employed with Veterans Affairs Medical Center until he retired. He enjoyed being around family and friends.


He was preceded in death by his Grandmother, Mary Cook, Father, Ben Thompson, Sr., Grandson, Kinston Thompson, and stepfather, Clifton Johnson, Sr.


Ben Henry Thompson, Jr. leaves to cherish his memories: his loving Mother, Willie Renee Johnson, his Daughter, Latanya Renae Thompson; Brothers: Charles (Stephanie) Cooks of Fort Washington, Maryland, Clifton Johnson, Jr. of Tyler, Texas, Gerry Johnson of Jackson, Mississippi, Larry (Berlin) Johnson of Pflugerville, Texas; Calvin Smiley of Jackson, Mississippi; Donnell Murphy of Hollandale, Mississippi, and Craig Murphy of Chicago, Illinois; Sisters: Tracy Johnson of Flowood, Mississippi, Pamela Montgomery of Jackson, Mississippi, Mary Liddell of Byram, Mississippi, and Kimberly Murphy; Grandsons, Xavier Thompson and William Thompson; and a host of nieces, cousins, and friends.

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