Mr. J. L. Thompson, age 90, of Suwanee, GA, passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 2008. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Allene Burnett Thompson; and grandson, Jonathan David Everett. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Jo Ann and Russell Britt, Suwanee, GA, Brenda and John Everett, Suwanee, GA, four grandchildren: Laurie and Jimmy Long, Suwanee, GA, Rhonda and Keith Fryer, Alpharetta, GA, Rachel and Kevin Pirkle, Winder, GA, Chad and Rebekah Everett, Auburn, GA, eight great grandchildren: Brittany Long, Jacob and Jesse Fryer, Austin and Tyler Pirkle, Kaycie, Mackensie, and Rylie Everett, sister: Mrs. Johnnie Thompson Franklin, Stone Mountain, GA, brother and sister-in-law: Victor and Helen Thompson, Lawrenceville, GA, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Thompson was born December 29, 1917 in Gwinnett County, GA. He was retired from Nabisco after 36 years and 8 months of service. He was a former Suwanee City Councilman for several years. He loved to work with his hands; lawnmowers and gardening was some of his specialties. He was a member of Peachtree Road Baptist Church where he served on the Board of Deacons for 50 years. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 3, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Peachtree Road Baptist Church with Dr. Barry Goodman, Dr. Preston Moore and Rev. Scott Cramer officiating. Interment will follow in Peachtree Road Baptist Church Cemetery in Suwanee, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com