Thompson, Robbie Jean

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Robbie Thompson
Robbie Thompson

Robbie Jean Thompson, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, born July 29, 1946, to the late Rev. Robert and Clara Barksdale, died on October 29, 2017 at Erlanger East.

 

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at noon at New Hope MB Church.

 

The body will lie in state after 12 Noon on Friday. Interment-Forest Hills. John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave. 622-9995.



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