Henry E. Thompson, 91, of Laurel, Mississippi, died Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019, at his residence in Laurel, Mississippi. He was born Friday, September 23, 1927, in Heidelberg, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel and the Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Marcellino will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel is in charge of arrangements.

Henry served the US Army from 1945 and retired in 1968. He was very active in local, statewide and nationwide politics.

He was preceded in death by wife, Ailene Harriet Thompson, parents, Robert Lee Thompson and Nettie May Thompson.

Survivors include his son, Mark Thompson, grandchildren, William Lee Thompson, Samantha Emeline Thompson, James Clayton Thompson.

Pallbearers will be Mitchell Sims and Thomas Nicholson.

Online guestbook may be signed at www.colonialchapel laurel.com

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