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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