Memorial services for Jean Benson Thompson were held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at 10 a.m. from Bond Baptist Church in Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Thompson, 77, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at her residence.

She was a native of Quitman and lived in Winchester, Calif. for 30 years where she worked as a travel agent. She moved to Neshoba County in 2004. Mrs. Thompson attended Bond Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Thompson of Philadelphia; brothers, John Kirkland, Jr. of Quitman and Jere Kirkland of Tupelo; and sister, Julie Rowell of Quitman.

Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her parents, J.K. and Betty Kirkland.