Leona Cross Thompson, age 69, of Huntsville, Alabama, formerly of Sumter County, Epes, Alabama, passed October 8, 2009 at her residence. Funeral services are to to held Friday, October 16, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. from First Baptist Church, Epes. Rev. Cleophus Gaines is church pastor; her brother, Rev. Larry Yates will deliver the eulogy; her pastor-Dr. Julius Scruggs of the First Baptist Church of Huntsville will also offer words of consolation. Mrs. Thompson will lie in repose one half hour prior to funeral time. Interment follows in the Old Jones Creek Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday evening (Oct. 15th) from 3-6:00 P.M. at the WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL. The funeral cortege will leave from her aunt's residence (Mrs. Fannie Cross) located 33 Yates Street, Epes, at 10:45 a.m. Friday morning.
To the Thompson Family, we at Weatherly Funeral Home offer to you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Our prayer is that God will continue to comfort, strengthen and sustain you during your time of bereavement.
WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, York, Alabama, under the direction of Jacqueline Studdard Weatherly, entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.