Stephen Maurice Thompson

11/09/1966– 07/22/2023

Obituary for Stephen Maurice Thompson

Stephen Maurice Thompson
Stephen Maurice Thompson, age 56, departed this life, Saturday, July 22, 2023. Born November 9, 1966, to Eddie Lee Jones and Norma Jean Walker; raised by his grandparents, Rev. Louis and Violet Thompson.
Stephen graduated from Fulton High School.
Employed for Knox County for many years.  He loved football and was a true fan of the UT Vols and Dallas Cowboys.  He loved his kids and family.
A member of the Biblical House of God, under the leadership of the late Bishop Gary E. Wright.
Preceded in death by mother, Norma Jean Walker Ballinger; adopted parents, Louis (Violet) Thompson; grandparents, Isiah (Rosie Lee) Jones,
Norman Walker; brother, Wayne Blakeney; uncle, Jackie E. Walker.
He leaves to cherish his memory, father, Eddie Jones, Sr; son; Justin Thompson, Nashville; daughters, Stephanie Thompson and Stekivia Harper, Knoxville; brothers, Eddie Jones, Jr., Donnie Jones, Randy Blakeney, Tyron and TyShawn Giles; sisters, Tamiko Downs, Marricka Brown; aunts, Eveline Walker, Rosalind Walker; uncle, Marshall Walker; five grandchildren and a devoted friend, Rosetta (Charlene) Hill, several
devoted aunts, uncles and cousins, family and friends.
Family will receive friends, 5:30-6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at Jarnigan’s Church; funeral service, 6:00 p.m. 

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Receiving of Friends

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
5:30-6:00 PM
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914

Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
6:00 PM
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914