Thompson, George

Retired From T.U. Parks Construction After 35 Years

Thursday, September 23, 2021
George Thompson
George Thompson

George Thompson, Sr., 82, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in a local hospital.  

He was a member of Hawkinsville Baptist Church. He retired from T.U. Parks Construction after 35 years of service.

George was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Nellie Thompson; brothers, Freddie Thompson, Charles Thompson, and Charlie Johnson; sisters, Rose Boyd and Matilda Boyd; daughter, Debra Thompson; and grandson, Christopher Benn.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Shirley Thompson; sons, George (Marsha) Thompson, Jr. of Chattanooga and Terry (Angela) Thompson of Memphis, TN; daughters, Monica Thompson (Quinn) Lawrence and Antoinette Thompson Hughey, both of Chattanooga; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, James (Clara) Thompson of Moulton, AL, Arthur (Vanessa) Thompson of Hillsboro, AL, Percell (Anna) Thompson of Courtland, AL, and Ezell (Cindy) Thompson of Genesis, IL; sister, Lucille Thompson of Hillsboro.

George will lie in state on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Wayne Johnson as the eulogist. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.


Gables, Traci Dawn

Fortson, Thomas Edward

Schropshire, Katherine


Traci Dawn Gables, 51, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Thomas Edward Fortson, 62, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Katherine Schropshire, 72, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)



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Fortson, Thomas Edward

Thomas Edward Fortson, 62, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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