Mrs. Thompson was born Sept. 11, 1936, in Macon, and had lived in Gray for the past 55 years. She was the daughter of the late Julius Loiue Huff and Mammie Pauline Loyd Huff. She was a longtime member of Cross Keys United Methodist Church, where she was very active and held many positions, and was a current member of Riverside United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Thompson is survived by her husband of 59 years, Billy Thompson; sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Leigh Thompson, Lee and Dottie Thompson and Craig and Kim Thompson; and grandchildren, Tyler Thompson, Matt Thompson, Jessica Thompson, Jake Thompson, Jace Thompson and Jaid Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave., Macon, GA 31204 or to Evercare Hospice, 4875 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31210.
The family may be contacted at the residence at 190 Plantation Road in Jones County.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray has charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.