Gene Author Thompson, 73, of Grand Prairie, Texas, formerly of Hardy, died Dec. 17, 2005, in Grand Prairie.
He was employed as a school teacher.
Survivors include a daughter, Tracey Fortsch of Grand Prairie, Texas; three brothers, Marvin Thompson of West Memphis, Audrey Thompson of Ozark Acres, and Owen Buford Thompson of Cordova, Tenn.; one sister, Nima Dailey of Hardy; and three grandchildren.
The funeral service was held Dec. 21 at Heath Oak Hill Chapel Funeral Home in Hardy. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery at Highland.