January 24, 2022

Mr. Eddie Thompson

Funeral services for Eddie Lee Thompson, age 56, of Franklin, GA, will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 3:00 PM from Bear Creek United Methodist Church with Rev. Jacob Wilkerson and Rev. Craig Dallas officiating.

Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Mr. Thompson will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning on Wednesday, September 10.

Mr. Thompson passed away Monday, September 08, 2014, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia.

Survivors include his wife, Sabrina Lyon Thompson of Franklin, GA; two daughters, Brandi Thompson and Autumn Thompson, both of Franklin, GA; two sons, Jonathon Thompson of Lanett and Timmy Thompson of Valley; four step-children, Brunson Harris of Franlin, Ga, Tabitha Conner of Cartersville, GA, Craig Dallas of Yorksville, GA, and Edwin Harris of Franklin, Ga; five grandchildren; three sisters, Patsy Marcott of Opelika, Glenda Clark of Columbus, GA, and Elizabeth Rider of Valley; and one brother, Jimmy Webb of Opelika.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Patterson, Gerald Meacham, Edwin Harris, Bryant Thompson, Mark McManus, and Gordon Ballard.

A Chambers County native, Mr. Thompson was born on August 31, 1958, the son of Loyce Shellie and Barbara Gaye Young Thompson.  He was United Methodist by faith and was a self-employed paint and body mechanic.   Mr. Thompson was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Dale Thompson.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee for Mr. Thompson’s funeral expenses.




  1. cindi dean murphy says

    So Sorry For Your Lost Prayers Your Way

  2. Lindsay Burgos says

    RIP..Eddie has been my neighbor for over 4yrs..he was always on his tractor brush-hogging his beautiful property… Praying for his family

  3. Sabrina, E.J. and Lee. I just wanted to let y’all know how much you all are in our thoughts and Prayers. we are so sorry for your loss of Eddie. He was a wonder and great man. Always helping and caring for others. I know how much he loved you Sabrina and how much he loved your boys. He treated your boys like they were his own. I cannot image what you are going through and in the days to come also. But just hold tight to JESUS and he will help you through this. I Love you all and you will be in our prayers and if you need us just know we are just around the block from you. Don’t forget the Lord is with you and he will be holding you and helping you every second of the day. Turn to him because you can’t make it without Jesus Christ! I send my love to you and I am so sorry this happened here on your Birthday. But may God Bless you and give you the peace you need on this day and the following days to come. Sorry this was so long. Just needed you to know how much we Love you and I am sure Eddie will forever be with you in your heart and watching over you and those boys that he loved so much. Love and Prayers be with y’all. From all of the Gilbert Family.

  4. Cindy Williamson says

    So sorry for the family’s loss. RIP Eddie I remember you and Sabrina and your happiness together at The Village Inn…Prayers for the family

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