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Dennis Frank Thompson Sr

September 19, 1934 — May 10, 2023

Dennis Frank Thompson Sr

Dennis Frank Thompson, Sr.

Dennis Frank Thompson, Sr., 88, of Wren passed away peacefully at Diversicare of Amory on May 10, 2023 following an extended illness. He was born on September 19, 1934, in Quincy, MS to the late Hosie and Ellie Inez Woodruff Thompson.

Mr. Thompson attended Greenwood Springs School and in 1953 he married Betty Pruett Thompson. Mr Thompson retired from Walker Manufacturing in Aberdeen, Mississippi after 30 years of service. He has always been an avid gardener and loved sharing his vegetables and fruits with family and neighbors. He also loved animals, especially hi beloved Pomeranians.

He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Pruett Thompson, Wren; son, Dennis Thompson, Jr. (Sandy), Wren; daughter, Mary Thompson Carlisle (Buddy), Amory; granddaughter, Alex Birkholz Vaughn (Mack), Atlanta, GA; sister, Sally Camp, Amory; brother, David Thompson, Amory; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Weaver, Lillian Shields, Ida Lou Neal, Jerrel Pearson, Hazel McMillan, Jessie Fooshee; and brothers, Basil Thompson and Hosie Thompson, Jr.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 3:00 pm at Wren Cemetery, Mississippi with Bro. Dennis Smithey officiating. Burial will follow with pallbearers being Mack Vaughn, Walt Willis, Chris Willis, Rusty Murphree, Tim Camp and Tommy Greenhill. Honorary pallbearer will be Randy Nicholson.

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Donations may be made to St. Jude's Childrens' Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN.
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