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Friday, December 23, 2005, Obituaries.

William Key &#8220Bill” Thompson Junior

William Key &#8220Bill” Thompson Junior, age 57 of the Springhill Community, died Thursday December 22, 2005 in Birmingham.  Visitation will be held Friday, December 23, 2005 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy.  Graveside services will be held at Springhill Cemetery, Saturday, December 24, 2005 at 10:00 AM with Reverend Rick Hayes and Reverend Bo Weed officiating.  Dillard Funeral Home of Troy is directing.

Jeanette T. Clay

The Christmas homecoming in Heaven will truly be a joyous occasion this year as Jeanette T. Clay will be joining the love of her life, Charles L. Clay, there.

She passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 22, 2005.

Her life was centered around her family, her “family of the heart”, her cats and her church.

She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Sandra Clay Harrison and Jeanece “Neecy” Clay Ridge.

She will also be missed by her grandson, Douglas Allen Ridge, who was the joy of her life.

Along with her immediate family, she is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who held her dear.

Visitation will be held at Oak Grove United Methodist Church on Monday, December 26, 2005 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM.

The funeral service will be held Monday, December 26, 2005 at 2:00 PM at Oak Grove United Methodist Church. Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.