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Rites held for Howard Thompson

Howard Thompson, Jr., 84, died December 8 at his home in Jenkins.

Born in Cromona to the late Howard Thompson, Sr. and Jessie Mae Mahone Thompson, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a cousin of the late E. Marie Burgess.

Surviving are an aunt, Willie Pearl Young of Waldorf, Md.; two first cousins, Michelle Y. Green and husband Oliver of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Adrienne Young–Battle and husband Keith of Bowie, Md.; five second cousins, Shannon L. Maurice-Williams, Bryan Green, Evan M. Green, Brandon Battle and Aleah Battle; and one third cousin, Michaela Williams.

Funeral services for Mr. Thompson were held December 15 at Carty Funeral Homes, Polly & Craft Chapel in Jenkins. Burial was in Upper Fleming Cemetery at Fleming-Neon.

A future memorial service will be held on Memorial Day of 2017.

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