Sonya Scott Counce Thompson

August 16, 1959April 18, 2018

Funeral services for Sonya Scott Counce Thompson, 58, formerly of Corinth are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday April 28, 2018 at McPeters Funeral Directors with burial to follow in the Center Hill Cemetery in Counce, TN.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until service time at McPeters.

Sonya Scott Counce Thompson passed away at her home in Panama City Beach, Florida, on April 18, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Sonya was born on August 16, 1959, in Savannah, TN. She graduated from Corinth High School, The University of Mississippi and Louisiana State University School of Banking. She spent many years pursuing a career in local banking and was dedicated to growing the communities where she lived. In recent years, she was employed by Calhoun Chiropractic in Panama City Beach, Florida. Sonya was a devoted wife, mother, and friend who loved deeply and generously. She enjoyed goofing off with her kids, reminiscing with her sisters, telling stories with her friends, watching the sun set on the Gulf of Mexico, reading, and people watching with her husband. Her quick wit, strong sense of humor, and love for music held true until the very end.

She was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Elizabeth Scott and husband of 29 years, Kenneth Counce.

She is survived by her husband Jerry Thompson of Panama City Beach, FL; daughter, Rachael Counce (Mark D’Souza) and son, Jack Counce of Brooklyn, NY; siblings, Andrea Scott Joyner (Ed) of Trenton, TN and Melanie Scott Heath (David) of San Antonio, TX.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to BRCA Foundation or Kindred Hospice Foundation. Online condolences can be left at Arrangements are under the care of McPeters Funeral Directors, Inc.


  • Visitation Saturday, April 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 28, 2018

Sonya Scott Counce Thompson

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Stoney and lisa Thompson

April 25, 2018

Sonya was a kind and loving soul. She treated us like famly and will forever remain in our hearts. She fought a long hard battle for life - a life she treasured. We love you sonya.