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Sunday October 10th, 2021
12:30pm - 6:00pm

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Brance Thompson

Brance Thompson, age 39 of Alvaton, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at his home.

Brance was born on October 11, 1981, in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, he was the son of Jerry Frank and Vivian Ann Nevins Thompson, of Tompkinville.

Brance was a social worker. He had a BSW in Social Work Clinician 2. He was the Chief of his Adult Protective Services Unit in Warren County. Brance was raised in Tompkinsville Church of Christ and was currently a member of Alvaton Church of Christ. He loved reading his bible, leatherwork, and making furniture. He was a jokester and an avid University of Tennessee fan. Brance loved spending time with his family and his dog, Maddy Bear, but especially loved being with his daughter.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Drema Murphy Thompson; a daughter, Paisley Dawn Thompson; a maternal grandmother, Jean Nevins of Tompkinsville; mother and father in-law, Dwight and Donna Murphy of Liberty; sister in-law, Tiffany (Ronnie) Sharp of Liberty; grandmother in-law, Phyllis Lyons of Campbellsville; niece, Lily Nicole Sharp; nephew, Ryan Levi Sharp; and a host of aunts, uncles, and additional family.
Brance is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Robert Ray Nevins; paternal grandparents, Jess Frank and Clara Thompson; and grandparents in-law, Lawrence Sonny Lyons, and Don and Matrie Pendleton.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. EST on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny Spaw officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Frank Thompson, Dwight Murphy, Ronnie Sharp, James Harmon, Brandon Wisdom, Wesley Spears, and Brian Hagan.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 10, 2021, from 12:30 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Bartley and Sons Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. A second visitation will be held on Monday, October 11, 2021, from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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My deepest condolences to your sweet family. I knew Brance from
attending Tompkinsville COC when my father preached there in 1997-1998. He was such a kind person. I am sending you love and prayers. I loved that he was a Tennessee fan! Please know you are loved by so many. I'm so sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences.

Amy Parker Nix Oct 21 2021 1:05 AM

Prayers for the family 🙏

Marsha Conkin Miles Oct 16 2021 5:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Brance Thompson

Kaye Pitcock Oct 14 2021 6:19 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for strength to get through the days ahead.

Randall Hagan Oct 13 2021 10:49 AM

Sending prayers. I am so sorry for your loss

Ellen Smith Oct 11 2021 4:34 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Brance Thompson

Kassie Howard Oct 10 2021 11:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Brance Thompson

Garland and Kathy Grace Oct 10 2021 5:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Brance Thompson

Rj and Crystal Walker Crews Oct 10 2021 2:15 PM

Sorry For your Loss 🙏🙏 Will keep y'all in our prayers 💔💔 He fought a good fight 🙏🙏 But the reward is great God is the true maker 🙏🙏🙏

Ricky Bartley Oct 10 2021 12:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Brance Thompson

Sandra Thompson Oct 10 2021 10:08 AM

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