Jeanette (Layfield) Thompson

May 3, 1933 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 89)


Jeanette Thompson, age 89 of 762 First Street, Unadilla, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Blackshear Villas in Cordele.

Born in Pinehurst, she was the daughter of the late Sam Layfield and Rena Smith Layfield.  A member of First Baptist Church of Unadilla, she dedicated over 40 years to working in the nursery.  She retired from the Dooly County High School Cafeteria after 38 years of service.  She was a devoted mother and a loving Nana.  Jeanette was an amazing cook for her family and enjoyed growing the flowers that flourished under her green thumb.  She was also an excellent seamstress.

Survivors include:
Ray Thompson of Macon
David Thompson of Columbia, SC
Jan Hamrick (Wyndell) of Vienna

Johnathan Hamrick
Ansley Scarborough (Cal)
Jana Smith (Ken)
Karli Ray (Matthew)

Brie Anna Thompson

Great Grandchildren: 
Mason Scarborough
Tate Scarborough
Gresham Ray
Rhett Smith
Ila Kate Ray

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, J. T. Thompson.

A graveside service for immediate family only was held at 11 AM Friday, May 13 at Walnut Cemetery in Unadilla.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 or the Georgia Baptist Children's Home, 9420 Blackshear Highway SE, Baxley, Georgia 31513.

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.

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