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James Thompson (11-26-14) service 11-29-14

James Elbert Thompson, of Waynesboro, was born March 6, 1934, in Wayne County, the son of the late Louish Benjamin and Ena B. Howell Thompson. He was united in marriage to Margaret Ann Scott on April 13, 1957.
Mr. Thompson was a contractor and truck driver, was a member of First Baptist Church in Clifton, and had worked with Hassell and Hughes Lumber Company, Shull Trucklines and Thompson Trucking.
Mr. Thompson departed this life on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at his home at the age of 80 years, 8 months, 20 days and is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann Scott Thompson of Waynesboro; sons, James Lynn Thompson and wife Deborah of Columbia, Tennessee, Waymond Lee Thompson and wife Jennifer of Waynesboro, Kenneth Dewayne Thompson and wife Sandra and Robert Earl Thompson and wife Sandy, all of Savannah, Blake Thompson and wife Miranda of Adamsville; a daughter, Joann Thompson Morris and husband Scot of Adamsville; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Jessie Mae Thompson Tatum of Waynesboro; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Thompson was preceded in death by a brother, Eunice Faye Thompson.
Services were Saturday, Nov. 29, at 1 p.m., at First Baptist Church, Clifton, with Kelby Wardlow, Paul David Scott and Randall Runions officiating. Burial was in Walker Cemetery, Waynesboro, with Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County directing.

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