Funeral services for Mr. Herman Thompson, 79, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, February 13,
2010, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John Young Cemetery
in the Shiloh community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2010, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born May 13, 1930, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Farmer Thompson and Vada Goolsby Garrison. On
March 7, 1950, he was married to Lorene Hammock
Thompson, who survives. He did maintenance work
for Cookeville Industries, and was a member of the Liberty
Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Daughter: Claudine Thompson; 1 Son: Jeffrey Thompson; and
1 Brother: Gerstle Garrison.
Survivors include his Wife: Lorene Hammock Thompson of
Cookeville, TN; 2 Daughters: Maxine (Doug) Stewart and
Cathy (Raymond) Hensley, both of Cookeville, TN; 3
Grandchildren: Shirley (Tim) Holloway, Shawn (Nella) Hensley,
and Sheena (Sean) Campbell; 6 Great-Grandchildren: Katie,
Rebekah, Erin, & Caleb Hensley; and Mark & Luke Holloway; 1
Brother: James Willard Thompson of MI; 1 Sister: Mary
Eberhardt of FL; 2 Half-Brothers: Robert Lee Thompson and
Jerry Thompson; 1 Half-Sister: Barbara Fleming; and Special
Friends: Anita and Chad Underwood.
Bro. Raymond Hensley will officiate at the services.
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