Joe Edwin Thompson
By Sparta Live | July 30, 2007 12:00 am
Joe Edwin Thompson, 62, of Sparta, passed away July 25, 2007.
Thompson was born Nov. 16, 1944, in White County, to Edwin Gaines Thompson and Bertha Cox Thompson.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Thompson was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Edna Mae Thompson; and one son, Thomas Edwin ‘Eddie’ Thompson.
Survivors include three sons, Darrell Glyn Thompson, of Sparta, Freddie Thompson, of Cookeville, Jason Rochelle Thompson, of Sparta; one daughter, Debra Ann Dixon, of Cookeville; one sister, Janice Caruthers, of Crossville; eight grandchildren, Tanya Thompson, Maylee Rochelle, Hunter Rochelle, Kelton Rochelle, Amanda Dixon, Elisha Whitteaker, Taylor Dixon, Tiffany Dixon; one great-granddaughter, Braelynn Michelle Whitteaker; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were 2 p.m., July 28, 2007, at Thurman Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Highland Cemetery. Bro. Tony Wilson officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.