Mrs. Agnes Virginia Forsythe Thompson
Mrs. Agnes Thompson, age 92, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 4 P.M. in the Replogle-Lawrence Chapel with Bro. Eddie Martin officiating. Burial in Antioch Cemetery will immediately follow. Visitation with the family will be from 2 P.M. till service time.
Agnes was born at home in Madison County, TN to the late Edger (Buddy) Ivy and Bertha Annruth Crawford Forsythe. She attended the local schools and grew up in the Three Way Community. Agnes was married to the late Vernon Ray Thompson for 75 years. Mrs. Thompson worked at several factories and finally Longs Nursery before retiring. She enjoyed gardening and became well known in the Jackson area for her buttercups, roses, and manicured lawn. It has also been stated that she was a very good cook!
Besides her parents and husband, Agnes was preceded in death by her son, Harold Ray Thompson; brothers, David, Joe Ed and Robert Gerald Forsythe; sister, Nell Robertson.
Mrs. Agnes is survived by her daughter, Peggy Ruth Arnold; sister, Margaret Long; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers to serve are Phillip Thompson, Paul and Joe Arnold, Randy Tyler, Eric and Keith Burt, Asher Anders.
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