Terry Lynn Thompson, 69, of Atlanta, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Terry was born on November 10, 1952 to Reverend Marvin and Betty Jo Thompson in Texarkana, TX. After Terry graduated from Atlanta High School in 1971, he went on to study at Texarkana College, where he played in the band.
In 1977, Terry met the love of his life and wife of 41 years, Barbara, while the two worked at Howard’s Department Store. They married in 1980, and went on to have two sons, Brad and Danny.
Terry worked until his death, and was a successful and dedicated employee to Industrial Pipe and Supply. In his spare time, Terry enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, and mowing the grass.
Terry was preceded in death by his father, Marvin and mother, Betty. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, two sons, Brad Thompson and wife Lisa, and Danny Thompson, grandsons Porter, Fischer and Fletcher and granddaughter, Taylor. He is also survived by his brother, Charles Thompson, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church Queen City, under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service, with Brother Billy Rex Sheets officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, January 7, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hanner Funeral Service.