The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

December 24, 2013

Judy Thompson

The News Courier

— Judy Ann Phelps Thompson passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. She was born March 23, 1943. 

Survivors include a daughter, Chris Hamilton and husband Barry of Athens; granddaughter, Bess Hamilton of Athens; brothers, Barton Phelps of Knoxville, Tenn., and Frank Phelps of Okatha, Okla.; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buddy Thompson; parents, Issac Clayton and Agnes Pauline Phelps; brothers, Bill, James Martin, Tommy, Stevie and Gene Phelps. 

After living 30 years in Florence, Mrs. Thompson relocated to Athens in 2003 after the death of her husband.  She was a member of West Highland Baptist Church and cherished the friendships she formed from among that congregation.  

The family would like to extend sincere thanks to Dr. Enoe, Dr. Noel, Dr Boyer and all the nurses and staff at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service immediately followed in the chapel with Pastor Jerry Smith of West Highland Baptist Church of Athens officiating. 

Greenhill Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

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