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Norris “Big Bud” Thompson

The funeral service for Mr. Norris “Big Bud” Thompson was held Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at Riverwood, with interment at Riverwood Memorial Park.
Mr. Thompson, 86, of Monticello, passed away December 30, 2019, at his residence. He was born November 10, 1933, to his parents, Norris Frederick Thompson and Amanda Pearl Delaughter Thompson. He was a retired welder/boilermaker and member of Fair River Baptist Church. He enjoyed life one day at a time by working in his yard, attending his children and grandchildren’s ballgames and coaching softball. He also spent time fishing, eating out and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Vonice Howell Thompson; parents; three brothers and two sisters.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Deborah Kay Thompson Boyd (Tim) and Cynthia Gail Thompson Stephens (Stanley); three grandchildren, John Daniel Boyd, Kristin Michelle Boyd Blaylock (Rye) and Christopher Lane Stephens (Rebekah), and one great-grandchild, Olivia Rye Blaylock.
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