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Glenna Rose Thompson

  • Birth 22 Jan 1926 Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 22 Jan 2009 Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 33237751

Daily Post Athenian

Glenna Rose Smith Thompson

Jan 22, 2009

Glenna Rose Smith Thompson, 83, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord, husband and son on her birthday, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009.

Born on Jan. 22, 1926, in Athens, she was a longtime resident of Chattanooga. She was a devoted longtime member of both Ridgeview Baptist Church and currently Brainerd Hills Baptist Church, and had served as organist at both churches for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Sidney Earl Thompson Jr.; and one son, Sid "Tommy" Thompson III.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Pat McCallie of Chattanooga; two grandchildren, Chris Thompson and Jennifer McCallie; one great-grandson, Brody Helton; two brothers, Carlise Smith of Huntsville, Ala., and Don Smith of Lancaster, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Mason and the Rev. Fate Thomas officiating. She will be laid to rest with her husband in the National Cemetery following the service.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Contact of Chattanooga, 6221 Vance Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421; or the McKamey Animal Shelter, 4500 N. Access Road, Chattanooga, TN 37415.

Heritage Funeral Home of Chattanooga is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Glenda Rowland
  • Added: 25 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33237751
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Glenna Rose Thompson (22 Jan 1926–22 Jan 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33237751, citing Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Rowland (contributor 47074600) .