Originally created 02/11/00

Mr. Leslie Thompson



SYLVANIA, Ga. -- Mr. Leslie Edmond Thompson, 70, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000, at Screven County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. today at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home with the Rev. B. Sonny Mason officiating. Burial will be in Screven County Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Thompson, a native of Screven County, was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He had retired as an agri-businessman. He was a member of Sylvania Masonic Lodge, East Brier Creek Hunting Club, Thompson Hunting Club and First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Barlow; two sons, Steve Thompson and Bill Thompson, both of Sylvania; a daughter, Leslie Cooper, Sylvania; a brother, J. Mack Thompson, Sylvania; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ward Brinson, Jim Martin, Al Sanders, Tommy O'Barr, James Thompson III and Harold Parker.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 101 Sylvan Terrace, Sylvania, GA 30467.

The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 11, 2000