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Belford D. Thompson 'Cotton', 86, of Forkston Township, passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Norma G. Jeffries Thompson.

Born in Swoyersville on Jan. 12, 1934, he was the son of the late Charles and Pearl Garnett Thompson.

He was a member of the Mehoopany Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife he is survived by sons: John Thompson and wife Michelle, and David Jeffries and wife Sharron; daughters: Jackie Roth and husband Arthur, Susan Sparrow and husband Joseph, Joanne Titus, Gale Sanderson and husband Christopher, and Roxanne Jeffries; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

Belford was one of 12 children with four brothers: Bob, Less, Bud and Arthur; he had seven sisters: Grace Gable, Maryls Rozelle, Midge Davies, Arlene Williams, Eva Oliver, Bernice Roan and Alice Thompson.

He had many grandchildren and great grandchildren, who were all special to him. He had a great love and dedication for family.

A live-streamed service was held Thursday morning, Nov. 19, at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com

Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Mehoopany Baptist Church, 4301 PA-87, Mehoopany, PA 18629, or , P.O Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.

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