Obit: Billy Thompson

Obit: Billy Thompson

September 30th, 2010 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

SEQUATCHIE Billy Edward Thompson, 67, passed away on Monday, Sept. 29, 2010, in a Chattanooga hospital.Mr. Thompson retired from Ford Motor Company after more than 40 years of service.A son of the late Newt and Edna Thompson, he was also preceded in death by a son, Douglas Thompson; brother, Euel and Cecil Thompson; sisters, Pat Tate, Burma Winkles, and Margaret Hayes.Survivors include his wife, Billie Sue Thompson, of Sequatchie; daughter, Jennifer (Jason) Earley, of Sequatchie; son, David Carson, of Jasper; granddaughters, Madeline Webb, of Sequatchie and Heather (Jessie) Plott, of Whitwell; great-grandson, Aiden Plott, of Whitwell; brothers, Raymond Borders, of Rockmart, Ga., Windell Thompson and Roger Thompson, both of Newman, Ga.; sisters, Hazel Meadows, of Newman, Ga., Faye Morris, of Breman, Ga. and Syble Burns, of Sargent, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. CDT today, Sept. 30, 2010, in the funeral home chapel with Brother Alan Griffith officiating.Interment will follow in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.The family will receive friends today after 10 a.m. CDT at the funeral home.We all miss you and love you, but we are glad you are in a better place.Arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, Tenn. 423-942-9500.