Gene Author Thompson, 73, of Grand Prairie, Texas, formerly of Hardy, Ark., 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, Ark., and Owen Buford Thompson of Cordova, Tenn.; one sister, Nima Dailey of Hardy, Ark., and three grandchildren.
The funeral service was held Dec. 21 at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel Funeral Home in Hardy, Ark. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery at Highland, Ark.