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George Franklin Thompson

George Franklin Thompson of South Boston died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Berry Hill Nursing Home. He was born in Halifax County on April 8, 1934 and was 79 years of age. He was the son of the late Major Bee Thompson and Maude Elizabeth Leigh Thompson.

Mr. Thompson is survived by one brother, Roy Thompson of Burlington, NC; one sister, Catherine T. Lloyd of Burlington; one half-sister, Becky Creed of Reidsville, N.C.; and special friends, Yvonne Harper of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jean Claiborne of Fredericksburg and Dorothy Ferrell of Atlanta, Ga.

One sister, Ruby Walton; and one brother, Elwood Thompson, also preceded Mr. Thompson in death.

A graveside service will be held Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Millstone cemetery with the Rev. Dennis Hoblitz officiating.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.