Services for Mr. Willie Joe Thompson were held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Goodway M.B. Church.

The Rev. A.C. Rush officiated. Burial followed in the Donald Rest Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Thompson, 67, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at the Neshoba County Hospital.

Survivors include children, Pashen LaKenya Thompson-Autry of Philadelphia, Willie Joe Thompson, Jr. of Marietta, Ga. and Mario Thompson of Meridian; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Curtis Walker, Ivy Holmes, Lamont Crockett, Curlee Conners, Barry Martin, Cedric McAfee, George Burnside and Gaddis McAfee.