Services for Lester Thompson will be at 12PM, Thursday, March 19, 2020 at New Era Baptist Church, Monterey, LA with Bro. Dustin Davis officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30 AM until time of service at 12PM, Thursday, March 19th at the church. Interment will be at New Era Baptist Cemetery, Monterey, LA under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria.
Lester Thompson, 89, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at The Columns Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Jonesville, LA.
He was preceded in death by parents, Hallie & Waddie Thompson; first wife of 35 years, Doris Murriel Thompson; sister, Ester Lee Greene; and brother, Junior Thompson.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 31 years, Melba Thompson; sister, Doris McAlpin; son, Ronnie Thompson (Janie); daughter, Cheryl Fontaine (Barry); step daughter, Felicia Dale (Lane); grandchildren, Ryan Thompson, Ashley Montgomery, Leigha Day (Aaron), Jennifer Thompson, Ronald Thompson(Jenna), Lauren and Brett Fontaine, Rory Dale (Tarra), Christopher Dale and Logan Russell (Ethan); great grandchildren, Ashten Schitoskey (Heath), Dawson Thompson, Laken Thompson, Tyler Atkins (Laken), Andie Montgomery, Colyn Vagrin, Benjamin, Bradley, Brennan and Brett Thompson, Mason, Emma and Caroline Dale and Ellie Russell; great-great grandchildren, Cullen Schitoskey, Grayson and Raeleigh Atkins.
Pallbearers will be Ronald Thompson, Brett Fontaine, Dawson Thompson, Colyn Vagrin, Connor Moreland and Bundy Morace. Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Atkins, Bruce Greene, James Greene, Ernie Thompson, Michael McAlpin, Mac McAlpin, Kent Moreland, Steve Moreland, Terry Tiffee and Aaron Day.