Bruce Thompson, 88, of Marianna passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 in the Courtyard Rehabilitation Nursing Center. He was a life long resident of Jackson County and was a retired farmer and enjoyed raising black angus cattle. Mr. Thompson was Baptist by faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Levy M. and Mentie Thompson and his brother and sister J. R. Thompson and Viola Morris.

He is survived by one sister, Grace Sapp of Pensacola, four nephews; Ronald Thompson of Marianna, David Thompson of Kynesville, Larry Morris of Alford and Wayne Morris of Green Cove Springs; two nieces, Carolyn Tyson of Williamsburg, Va., and Beverly Everitt of Virginia Beach, Va.; five great nephews, Mile Thompson of Marianna, Paul Thompson of Tallahassee, Scott Thompson of Kynesville, Andrew Everitt of Virginia Beach, Va., and John Morris of Jacksonville, six great nieces; Amy Thompson of Marianna, Nancy Lipford of Kynesville, Christy Morris of Alford, Allison Murphy of Norfolk Va., Megan Tyson of Miami, Anna Everitt of Evansville, Ind. and one sister-in-law, Lorene Thompson of Marianna.

Funeral services for Mr. Thompson will be held of Friday, October 12 at 10:00 a.m. in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Wright officiating. Interment will follow in the Alford Cemetery.


Visitation will be held on Thursday evening October 11, 2007, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home

Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.