Marny Thompson

Marny Thompson

Marny Thompson, 83, of McGehee, passed away on May 18, 2016.

He was a lifelong farmer and cattleman. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church of McGehee and a former song leader at McArthur Baptist Church for many years. He enjoyed woodworking.

Mr. Thompson was born on January 19, 1933 in Drew County and was the son of the late Will Henry and Alberta Tucker Thompson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin sister, Mary Ann McNeely; and brothers, Joe Thompson, Hal Thompson, Clayton Thompson, and W.H. Thompson.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lola Mae Thompson; a daughter, Darlene Simpson and her husband, Steve of McGehee; and grandchildren, April Wilson and Shawn (Serina) Simpson; great-grandchildren, Grace Wilson, Nicolas Wilson, Daniel Wilson, Eli Simpson, and Parker Simpson.

Visitation is May 20 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee.

Funeral Services will be held on May 21 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in McGehee with Dr. Ed Balducci officiating. Burial will follow at Tillar Cemetery in Tillar.

Memorials may be made to:
Tillar Cemetery
P.O. Box 349
Tillar, AR 71670