VERONA – Tyrone Thompson Sr., 55, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 24, 1958, in Chickasaw County to William Henry and Joella Thompson.
He is survived by his mother, Joella Thompson; one son, Tyrone (Alilah) Thompson Jr.; fiancée, Kerry Traylor; grandchildren, Tilar Ty’ron Thompson, Myles Thompson, Darius Thompson, Khaywon McCoy, Brandon McCoy, Nada Thompson, Mikiyla Badie, Brooklen McCoy and Cypres McCoy; great-grandchild, Malachi McCoy; brother, Jackie Eugene Thompson; sisters, Henry Ella (Larry Sr.) Smith and Brenda (Daniel) Jenkins.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Henry Thompson; brothers, William Edward Thompson and John Willis Thompson; and sister, Lillie G. Thompson Ward.
A life celebration will be at noon Saturday at Life Changing Ministries in Tupelo. The Rev. George Pritchard will officiate. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Johnson Chapel in Shannon. N.L. Jones is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The body will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to service time.