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Obituary for Roger Thigpen

Roger Thigpen, 66, of Petal, died Saturday, November 4, 2017 at M. D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, TX. Services will be at 11:30 a.m., Friday, November 10, 2017 at Petal Harvey Baptist Church. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Americus, GA.
Roger was a member of Petal Harvey Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Waycross High School and the University of Georgia, School of Forestry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Verrille G. “Ace” Thigpen and Catherine L. Thigpen.
He is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Loraine J. Thigpen of Petal; a daughter, Christy (Toby) Thigpen LeRoy of Raleigh, NC; two sons, James Thigpen of Biloxi, Morgan (Megan) Thigpen of Cairo, GA; a brother, James (Rosemary) Thigpen of Gainesville, GA; a sister, Ann (John) King of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren, Judah LeRoy, Macy Thigpen, Mia Thigpen, and Andrew LeRoy.
Visitation will be 5 - 8 p.m., Thursday, November 9, 2017 Moore Funeral Home in Petal.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Gideon’s or the Forward Campaign at Petal Harvey Baptist Church.


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Service

Thursday

9

Nov

11:30 AM
Petal-Harvey Baptist Church

600 S Main St
Petal, Mississippi 39465

Visitation

Thursday

9

Nov

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465

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