Joy Joan Jennings Thompson, age 89, was born on Jan. 25, 1931, the 4th in a family of 6 girls, to the late William Frederick Howell Jennings and Mittie Tomlinson Jennings.
She passed away on Jan. 5, 2021. She was a graduate of Woodlawn High School. She married the love of her life, Henry Helms Thompson on Saturday, Feb. 3, 1951, at her home on 6911 Higdon Road, Birmingham, AL.
She is survived by her 3 daughters, her 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters.
Funeral service were held on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 10 am in the Chapel at Jefferson Memorial in Trussville. A visitation was held one hour prior to the service.