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Josephine Gray Thompson

Mrs. Josephine Gray Thompson age 79 of Lebanon passed away April 4, 2021.  A native of Wilson County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Mattie Margaret White Gray.  She was a 1958 graduate of Lebanon High School and was a member of Webb’s Baptist Chapel.  She retired from Texas Boot with thirty-three years of service.  After retiring she worked as a clerk for Sparkle Cleaners.  She was preceded in death by three sisters:  Elsie Watson, Carolyn Thompson, and Ernestine Noell.

She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Paul D. Thompson; three children:  Elaine (Jimmy) Smith, Mark (Christy) Thompson, David (Pam) Thompson; four grandchildren:  Jennifer (Sam) Moses, Jake (Elisabeth) Smith, Tiffany Thompson, Tatum (Remington) Tyler; three great-grandchildren:  Taylor Moses, Ella Kate Smith, Oaklyn Tyler; sister, Evelyn Pruitt; brother, Eugene “Rusty” (Claudette) Gray.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 11 a.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Brody Ferrell and Bro. Dannie Bell officiating.  Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Active Pallbearers:  Sam Moses, Jake Smith, Remington Tyler, Jason Gray, Scott Maynard, Paul McPeak.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Taylor Moses, Jaymon Bell, and Jeff Lannom.  Visitation Tuesday 4-7 p.m. and Wednesday after 10 a.m.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.

Messages for the Family

  1. Donna odum says:
    I know you already miss her smile. Love to you all.
  2. Johnny and Rhonda Pruitte says:
    What a beautiful lady! Surely a child of the King of Kings. I’m sure that she’s already dancing around the throne of the Lord. Bless you all family. The time of knowing this sweet lady has surely enriched my life. God bless you all! Johnny Pruitte
  3. Charnell K Biggs says:
    She was a beautiful, sweet, and friendly lady. She always made me feel welcome at our family gatherings.
  4. Brenda Skeen says:
    So sorry for your loss . Will always miss her .Love and Hugs