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Jacquelyn “Lynn” Ervin Thompson, 87, of Savannah, Georgia and widow of Clyde Maxwell Thompson, Jr., died Sunday morning, October 31, 2021, at her home with her family at her side.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Robert Ervin and the late Margaret Wells Ervin Stephens. Mrs. Thompson was a longtime member of Grace United Methodist Church. She studied music at the University of Georgia. Mrs. Thompson retired as an electroencephalographic (EEG) technician after more than 40 years with Memorial University Medical Center. In her younger years she enjoyed riding horses and archery. Mrs. Thompson was passionate about music, especially playing the piano and the organ, and crocheting. Her greatest love was spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Clyde Maxwell Thompson, Jr.

Surviving are her son, Clyde Maxwell “Mac” Thompson III and his wife, Angie; her daughter, Edith Wells Thompson; her granddaughters, Aubrey Rachael Thompson and Kirby Ashtin Thompson, and one great-granddaughter, Paison “Paisey” Cail Thompson.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 until 12 noon Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be at 12 noon Thursday, November 11, 2021, in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by the Reverend Cathy Green. Interment will be private.

Remembrances: Grace United Methodist Church – 6412 Waters Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406 or Georgia Hospice Care – Suite 201, 7130 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31406-1528.

Online Condolences

  1. Rivers Edge Residents & Staff says:

    Dearest Thompson Family, Our hearts ache by the loss of Miss Lynn. We are grateful that you shared her with us and we were able to have her be a part of our lives. We wish you peace and joy in knowing how much Miss Lynn loved her family and how incredibly proud she was of each one of you. Wonderful mother, wonderful friend who we miss terribly. God Bless you all and our prayers are yours.

    Residents and Staff of Rivers Edge Retirement

  2. Stephanie Billue, Rivers Edge Retirement says:

    Mac & Edith, I am so very sorry to hear about Miss Lynn. She will be missed by many. Thank you so much for sharing her with all of us.

  3. Brian Welch says:

    Mac, I’m sorry to read about the passing of your mom. May she rest in the loving arms of Jesus Christ the Lord! I will keep you and your family in my prayers and pray that the Lord will bring you peace and comfort in your time of sorrow.

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