Joseph B. Farmer

Mr. Joseph B. Farmer, age 64, of Jonesboro passed away April 22, 2009. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc.

Jackie Thompson

Jackie Thompson, 70, of Ellenwood passed away April 23, 2009. Mrs. Thompson was a wonderful Christian who loved life. Jackie's family was the center of her life. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and lived in Ellenwood for the past 33 years.

She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Charlie Thompson of Ellenwood; daughters, Toni Santiago of Montgomery, N.Y., Christy Lunsford of Stockbridge; sons, Brad (Butch) Middleman of Flovilla, Brian Thompson of Florence, Ky.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Holly, Karolyn, Katherine, Logan, and Jackson; great grandchildren, Brynn and Layla; brother, Dick Rahn of Cumming, and nephews Jason Rahn and Hank Martin.

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m., Sunday, April 26, at Bethel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lavell Sanders officiating. The family will have a reception at the residence following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, Ga., 30303. Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, Ga., 30281. (770) 474-1231.