The Picayune Item
Celebration of Life Services for C.L. Thompson, 87, of Caesar Community, Miss., who passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013, will be held Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 9-11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Union Baptist Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
Bro. Brian Tatum will officiate the service.
A native of Burgetown Community, Miss., he was a Business Owner and a member of Union Baptist Church. Mr. Thompson was a Mason, a Shriner, and a WWII Veteran. After serving with the RR throughout Europe and the Battle of the Bulge during WWII, Mr. Thompson returned home to marry his "sweetheart" Vonceil Dossett and begin a family. During his lifetime, Mr. Thompson had the opportunity to work in various occupations. He was part owner and operator of Bay St. Louis Ice Plant, owned and operated a dairy, worked at Crosby Creamery, served as Supervisor for Pearl River County Fifth District (Beat 5), owned several small businesses including, a trucking business, a dozer business, and was owner of Thompson's Quick Stop, as well as, an employee at Stennis Space Center. Mr. Thompson and his wife enjoyed their church, traveling, and spending time with their family and friends. As his health failed, he continued watching football and Westerns on TV and keeping current on political news and events. He will be greatly missed by both family and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, William Daniel Thompson and Dora Penton Thompson; his wife of 67 years, Vonceil Dossett Thompson; his three sisters, Clara Thompson Wheat, Willie Mae Thompson Seal, and Ruby Thompson Lee; and his brother, James Ray Thompson.
Survivors include: his son, Regis Perry Thompson; his two daughters, Pamela Thompson Scott and Jane Thompson Dyle and her husband Don; his three grandchildren, Chad Michael Dyle, Erica Suzanne Scott, and Ashley Lauren Dyle; his three great-grandchildren, Collin Jospeh Dyle, Daphne Jane Dyle, and Brendan Thompson Dyle; and his two sisters-in-law, Louise Thompson and Lavern Dossett, as well as, many nieces, nephews and friends.
Obituary, register book, and driving directions can be found on the internet page, at www.mcdonaldfh.com.