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Mr. Haywood Warren Thompson, 76, of near the Jordan's Chapel Community, Mount Olive, realized his ultimate goal in seeing Jesus, as death came for him early Friday morning, August 11, 2017, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.


Mr. Thompson and his wife, Annie Melba, were well known in the area for their musical talents. They were members of Friendship Free Will Baptist Church of near Pink Hill, where he provided bass music. They also owned and operated Thompson's Tree Service, providing tree trimming, tree removal, and stump grinding.


Funeral services will be held Monday, August 14, at 3 p.m. at Friendship Free Will Baptist Church, 1219 Bill Sutton Road, Pink Hill. Officiating will be the Rev. Donald Craft and the Rev. Donnie Myers. The family will receive friends at the church during the hour before the service. Burial will be later on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Eureka Christian Church Cemetery in the Grantham community, Mount Olive.


Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife, Annie Melba Winders Reeves Thompson, of the home; his children, Jacqueline Thompson Lee and husband, Ricky, of Dunn, Brad Thompson and wife, Cynthia "C.J.", of Mount Olive, Chad Thompson and wife, Cindy, of Benson, and Nicky Thompson and wife, Jennifer, of Clinton; step-children, Stuart Reeves and fiance, Diane Prosser, both of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Wendy Reeves Finnell and husband, Anthony, of Villarcia, Ga; a sister, Nina Gray of Benson; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.


Loved ones preceding him in death include his parents, Braxton Thompson and Mittie Myrtle Edwards Thompson; and eleven of his siblings.


A Tyndall Service.


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funeral services

Monday

14

Aug

3:00 PM
Friendship Free Will Baptist Church

committal and burial service

Monday

14

Aug

5:30 PM
Eureka Christian Church Cemetery
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