Garland Newton Thompson, 92, of Watson passed away on July 28, 2015 at Pine Bluff.

He was retired from the United State Air Force and was a member of Watson United Methodist Church.

Mr. Thompson was born in Bluefield, West Virginia on September 2, 1922 and was the son of the late Robert M. Thompson and Ollie Geraldine Woodyard Thompson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Oakie, Ralph and Sidney Thompson and one sister, Virgie Peters.

Survivors are his wife, Deseree Thompson of Watson; a daughter, Phyllis Jean White of Watson; numerous nieces and nephews; and his sister in law, Margaret Gill, also of Watson.

Visitation is July 31 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas. Funeral services will be held on August 1 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Watson with Rev. Walt Lowe officiating. Burial will be at Watson Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital or St. Jude’s Hospital.