Forace Lee Thompson

Forace Lamar Thompson, 79, of Decatur, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, in Georgia.

Husband of Annie Price Thompson, he was born in Cherokee County, SC and was a son of the late Horace Thompson, Sr. and the late Mrs. Ira Sherrill Thompson.

Forace was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Decatur.  He was a graduate of Granard High School, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a retiree of Avis Car Rental Company.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Lance Thompson, and brothers, Larry, Gene, and Charles Thompson.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: his wife, Annie, of the home; three brothers, Horace Thompson, Jr., of The Bronx, NY, Weldon Thompson, of Gaffney, and Maurice Thompson, of Charlotte, NC; two sisters, Blony Griffith (Brian), of Charlotte, NC and Bonnie Thompson, of The Bronx, NY; two aunts, Lillian Coulter, of Newton, NC and Maggie Hewie, of Brooklyn, NY; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, January 24th, in Beulah Baptist Church, Decatur, GA.  A Service will be held on Wednesday, 12:00 noon, in Youngs Grove Baptist Church, Blacksburg, SC with The Reverend Dr. Larry Brooks officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.