Chester Avery Thompson

Chester Avery Thompson, 91, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

Mr. Thompson was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Cleveland, to the late Claud E. Thompson and Pauline Bentley Thompson. Chester was a cabinet maker, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Thompson, and sons, Terry Thompson and Irvin Thompson.

Survivors include his son, Jeff Thompson of Montrose, Georgia; grandson, Jeffrey Charles Thompson of Woodstock; granddaughter, Melissa Thompson of Dahlonega; and sister, Mary Thompson.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Heffner will officiate. Interment will follow at Chattahoochee Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

To share a memory or to leave a condolence, please visit

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048