(LaGRANGE, Ga.) Pearlie Dorothy Shelnutt Thompson, 99, of LaGrange, Ga., died April 21, 2021, at WellStar West Georgia Hospice.

The funeral will be Friday, April 23, at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter-Allen-Myhand with Ryan McArthur and Ben Williamson officiating. Interment will follow at Shadowlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Thompson was born March 14, 1922, in Woodland, Ala., the youngest of eight children, to the late Doctor Luther Shelnutt and Josie Shaw Shelnutt. In addition to caring for the needs of her family, she worked for many years at Unity Mills. Mrs. Thompson was a member of Four Oaks Church of Christ.

Survivors include her sons, Larry Thompson (Rita) and Mike Thompson (Gloria); daughter, Shirley Jackson (Oliver); grandchildren, Brandon Jackson (Tonya), Chad Jackson (Amanda), LeAnne McArthur (Ryan) and Jill Stone (Tres); great-grandchildren, Madison McArthur, Macie McArthur and Elyse Stone; great-great-grandchildren, Robbie and Dalton; nieces, nephews and extended family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Iverson Thompson; infant daughter, Patricia; grandchildren, Nicholas Thompson and Alisa Jackson; brothers, Harvey Shelnutt, Carvey Shelnutt, Stanley Shelnutt, Curtiss Shelnutt, Charlie Shelnutt, Angus Shelnutt and Marvin Shelnutt.

Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter-Allen-Myhand, LaGrange.

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