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Mr. Joy Barner Thompson

Died July 3, 2005
 
The Dallas New Era
Dallas, GA
Thursday, July 7, 2005
 
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Mr. Joy Barner Thompson Passes July 3, 2005

Mr. Joy Barner Thompson, age 69, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2005 at his residence. He was born July 3, 1936 in Anniston, Alabama the son of the late Mr. James Thompson and the late Mrs. Vinnie McCraby Thompson. He married Dorothy Paschall on December 17, 1955 in Douglasville, Georgia. He was of the Baptist faith and worked for the Douglas County Board of Education as a school bus mechanic. He was a member of the Hiram Masonic Lodge F. and A. M. He enjoyed camping and was an avid collector of guns and knives.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond Thompson and Lowell Thompson.

Survivors are his wife, Dorothy of Douglasville; two daughters and son-in-law, Iris and Gene Swafford of Temple and Brenda and Eugene Harris, Jr. of Douglasville; on son, Terry Thompson of Douglasville; one brother, Bud Thompson of Douglasville; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside Services were conducted Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at 11 a.m. from Meadowbrook Memory Gardens with Pastor James Bitty officiating.

Interment followed at Meadowbrook Memory Gardens.

Jones-Winn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



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