Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Obituaries

June 13, 2014

Ben Autie Thompson

Athens — Funeral services for Ben Autie Thompson, 61, Athens will be 12:00pm, Saturday at the Church of the Living God, P. G. T. with Elder Johnny R. Baker officiating.  Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co.  Mr. Thompson died 6-8-2014 in Athens, Texas.

 He was born July 7, 1952 in Henderson County, attended Fisher High School, was a life long resident of Henderson County, was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and was a grave digger for Athens Grave Service.

 Preceding him in death was his daughter, Fayrene Thompson- Rainey, son, Reginald B. Harris and one brother, Edward Thompson.

 Survivors include:

wife, Deloise Thompson, LaRue

father, Bernell Thompson, Sr., Athens; mother, Clordine Thompson, Fort Worth

two sons, Tracy Paul (Stephanie), Fort Worth and Christopher Thompson, Sr. (Jennifer), Kemp

two brothers, Bernell Thompson, Jr. (Beverly), Fort Worth, Dezmond Thompson, Athens

four sisters, Nell Whatley, Fort Worth, Gloria Sipho (Milton), Fort Worth, Lisa Thompson, Fort Worth, Win Loise Williams (Mickey), Athens

one sister-in-law, Regina Thompson, Mansfield

God- daughter, Monet Taylor, Mansfield

ten grandchildren, two extended grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; one god- granddaughter

Viewing will be from 1-10pm Friday at John R. Harmon Undertaking Co.

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