November 3, 1932 - December 10, 2020
Faye “Janice” Thompson On December 10, 2020, Faye Janice Thompson of Laurel, MS left her earthly home to be with her Lord and Savior. Janice spent most of her life in the Laurel where she was born on November 3, 1932, but in her later years , she routinely visited the Smoky mountains in the fall and the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores in the summer with her devoted husband, Gosby. While attending Gardner High School Janice was a Majorette in the marching band. She retired from Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services in Laurel after twenty years as a secretary and bookkeeper. She was an active member of West Laurel Baptist Church where she served her Lord and church family until she became unable to attend due to her failing health. Never lacking affection, Janice was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who dearly loved her family. She was most fulfilled by cooking and hosting family gatherings at her home. Janice married her middle school sweetheart, Gosby Thompson on December 27, 1950. Their 69 year marriage was an example of true devotion and unending love. Janice is preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband Gosby Thompson, her Father Anderson Wells, Stepfather Eugene “Peaches” Roberts, Mother Lou Holifield, and Stepmother Dolly Wells, her sisters Betty (Bob) Chapman and Linda (Jerry ) Long. She is also preceded in death by three sons, Larry, Gary and David. She is survived by her daughter Karen (Ken) Swager, Son Larry (Dora) Thompson, Daughter Kathy (Glenn) Smith, Five grandchildren Kelsey (Sean) Dobbins, Casey (Grace) Johnson, Nathan (Meryl) Johnson, Christopher (Linsey) Thompson, Tyler Thompson and seven Great-Grandchildren: Juniper Dobbins, Caleb Johnson, Evelyn Johnson, Kent Johnson, Emery Thompson, Aiden Thompson and Ryleigh Thompson. Visitation services for Mrs. Thompson were from 9-10am at Memory Chapel Funeral Home and graveside services followed at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Laurel on Monday December 14th, 2020 at 10:00 am. Rev. Bob Taylor of Glade Baptist Church officiated. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com
Faye “Janice” Thompson On December 10, 2020, Faye Janice Thompson of Laurel, MS left her earthly home to be with her Lord and Savior. Janice spent most of her life in the Laurel where she was born on November 3, 1932, but in her... View Obituary & Service Information
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