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 James Edgar Thweatt

James Edgar Thweatt

Birth
Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi, USA
Death 15 Oct 2011 (aged 89)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 78643272 · View Source
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JAMES EDGAR THWEATT, died Oct. 15, 2011. He was born in Paris, Miss., to Ina Barber and Edgar Talmadge Thweatt on Oct. 2, 1922. He grew up in Clarksdale, Miss., on the now famous Hopson Plantation. He graduated from Clarksdale High School and Holmes Junior College. He served in the 487th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force during World War II. He retired from Colgate-Palmolive Company after 42 years, garnering many honors for his outstanding work. He was an active member of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, having served as a Sunday School teacher and Deacon. He is survived by two sons, James Talmadge Thweatt (Marilyn) of Benton, Robert Thompson Thweatt of Baton Rouge; one daughter, Sarah Sue "Sally" (Brandon) Patterson of Little Rock; one grandson, Zachary Patterson of Little Rock; one granddaughter, Jennifer (Curtis) Carter, and great-grandchildren, Abigail, Elizabeth, and Jonathan Carter of Benton; sister, Margie Hubbard of Louisville, Miss. He is predeceased in death by his wife of 57 years, Sue Thompson Thweatt, parents, and brother, William Elroy Thweatt of Cleveland, Miss., and grandson, Wesley Gene Thweatt. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Pulaski Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Randy Hyde officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the services in the Church Parlor starting at 10 a.m.
Private Inurnment with Military Honors will be at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Doyce Brimmage
  • Added: 18 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78643272
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edgar Thweatt (2 Oct 1922–15 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78643272, citing Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Doyce Brimmage (contributor 47463999) .