Funeral services for Gary Wayne Thompson, 21, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, April
29, at Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the
Mansell Cemetery in the Freewill community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends Friday from 12 noon – 9 P.M.,
and Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services at Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
Gary passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, in Cincinnati,
He was born June 21, 1984, to Debbie Thompson Chaffin
and the late Gary Thompson. Gary was a residential
construction worker. He was affiliated with the Church of Christ
and served in the Tennessee National Guard.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his
maternal grandmother: Rettie Ballard; paternal
grandparents: Woodrow and Dena Thompson; 1 Uncle: Paul
Thompson; and 1 Cousin: Jeff Thompson.
Survivors include his mother: Debbie Thompson Chaffin of
Gainesboro, TN; his maternal grandfather: B. Ballard of the
Shiloh community of Jackson County, TN; 3 Uncles, 6 Aunts,
other relatives, and a host of friends.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Thompson family by contacting Upper Cumberland Funeral
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