YOUNGSVILLE- Sherman Gorrell Thompson, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 after a short illness. Family visitation will be at the family’s home at 2566 MaysCrossroads Road outside of Youngsville from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. on Feb. 6, at Flat Rock Baptist Church on 1529 Flat Rock Church Road, Louisburg.
He was born to the late DeWitt and Berlie Mae Thompson in Winston-Salem. He was a member of the 52nd American Legion Post.
Surviving: his wife, Mildred Gilbert Thompson of Youngsville; brother, Odell Thompson of Lewisville; sister, Rachel Chambers of Sequim, Wash.; sons, Allen Thompson (Kathy) of Archer Lodge, Ross Thompson (Darlene) of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter, Laurel Wheeler and (Edward) of Franklinton; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811) www.brightfunerals.com