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Mr. Thomas U. Thompson

The Thompson, Dennis, Edwards, and Cormah families announce the sudden death of their beloved father, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Thomas U. Thompson. This sad event occurred on Monday March, 23rd at his home in Atlanta, Georgia.

He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Juanita Diggs Thompson, his son Nyema Barchue Thompson in North Carolina, and other sons and daughters in Liberia and Europe, nine grandchildren, his siblings: Edwin Thompson, Violet Thompson, Cherry Williams, John Thompson, Nyema W.Thompson, Sandra Jarba, Musu Cormah, Robert Cormah, Isaac Cormah, and Francis Cormah; numerous other relatives and friends.

Thomas is a graduate of the Booker Washington Institute, a former employee of the Ministry of Lands, Mines & Energy, and The Liberian Electricity Corporation. Thomas was popular, gregarious and lived a vibrant life. He made a lasting impression on everyone he met.

Wake Keeping:
Friday April 11, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00PM
Vision of Faith United Methodist Church
5095 LaVista Rd. Tucker, Georgia.

Funeral Service:
Saturday April 12, 2014 at 1030:AM
Vision of Faith United Methodist Church
5095 LaVista Rd., Tucker, Georgia

Saturday April 12, 2014
Southview Cemetery, Atlanta GA

Area Hotels:
Double Tree by Hilton, Atlanta - North Lake. 4156 LaVista Rd. Atlanta, GA Phone: 770-938-1026. Rates: 79.00/night. Lower group rates may apply.

Hampton Inn Atlanta/Stone Mountain: 1737 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA. Phone: 770-934-0004. Rates: $85.00/night. Lower group rate may apply.

Contact information:
Juanita Diggs Thompson: 646-664-5328
Edwin Thompson: 301-256-7929
Cherry Williams: 704-430-2338
Nyema W. Thompson: 704-904-6059
Sandra Jarba: 704-622-7455
John Thompson: 336-993-5445
Violet Thompson Richmond: 011-231-888-265-746

All friends wishing to make a contribution in memory of Thomas Thompson can do so at the Bank of America Account # 237027799743 (Cherry Williams -Acct. Name)