Mrs. Evelyn White Thompson, 91, of Ellaville, previously of Byromville, GA, passed away at her residence on Saturday, October 6, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones. A graveside service was held on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 3:00pm at Page Cemetery in Byromville, GA.
Mrs. Thompson was born June 14, 1927, to Hovey and Beulah Patterson White. She was Methodist by faith and a devoted member of Byromville United Methodist Church. Mrs. Thompson retired from the United States Postal Service after 33 years as Postmaster. Her family described her as a strong, independent, Christian woman. Mrs. Thompson was firm in her beliefs and she cared for her family very much. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Thompson, Jr.; her son, John A. Thompson, III, her daughter, Anne Thompson McGill, and all of her siblings.
She is survived by her granddaughter and her husband, Monica T. and Kenny Peek and by her great-granddaughter, Hannah Morrow, all of Ellaville, GA.
Watson-Giddens Funeral Home in Ellaville, Georgia, is in charge of these arrangements.