Wednesday, May 29, 2013
ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST REV. GERALD THOMPSON PASSES
The Malaco Music Group regrets to announce the passing of Atlanta International Records (AIR Gospel) recording artist Rev. Gerald Thompson.
Rev. Gerald Thompson has, without a doubt, emerged as one of America’s most premier Gospel personalities. Indeed, Rev. Gerald Thompson is not only a gifted singer/songwriter, musician, arranger and producer, he is also, and most importantly an anointed preacher and minister of the Gospel. Rev. Gerald Thompson is recognized and respected for his unique songwriting ability. His anointed songs have crossed the borders of all 50 states and abroad catapulting him to a place in Gospel music that spans decades. He has written, arranged and recorded such musical renditions as “Everybody Ought To Know Who Jesus Is,” “Your Deliverance Is In The Praise,” “Hallelujah I Found Him, ” and his Billboard charted hit “Jesus Is My Rock.” Respected for his unique style, talent and ability, Rev. Gerald Thompson has been summoned by some of Gospel music’s icons to lend his writing and producing skills on their individual projects.
A few of the artists he has had the distinct pleasure of working with include..,
• The Legendary Swanee Quintet
• The Lumzy Sisters
• Tommy Ellison And The Singing Stars
• Sister Lucille Pope And The Pearly Gates
• Rev.Timothy Wright
• Rev. James Moore
• The Arkansas Fellowship Mass Choir
• The Oklahoma Fellowship Mass Choir
• The Tennessee Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship
• Rev.Timothy Flemming And The Mt. Carmel Mass Choir
• Velmer Watkins And The Angelic Community Choir
• Rev. Jerry Black And The Greater Paradise Baptist Church
And many other national personalities too numerous to name.
Rev. Gerald Thompson has also co-produced four-time stellar award winner, Dottie Peoples on her “Live At Salem” and “On Time God” recorded project. He is also the writer and arranger of the popular hit song, “God Is A Good God” as recorded by Bishop Paul S. Morton and the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Mass Choir, which is continuously receiving phenomenal success. Rev. Gerald Thompson has also experienced some personal success recording 6 releases on the Atlanta International Record label entitled..,
• Let the Church Say Amen
• Let the Church Say Amen Again
• Live in Chicago
• Deliverance In The Praise
• Everybody Ought To Know Who Jesus Is
• I Can’t Stop Now
As exemplified through the power of his ministry, Rev. Gerald Thompson is truly a man on a mission dedicated to proclaiming and promoting the Kingdom of God. He has a unique passion for serving and encouraging God’s people. He continuously uses every one of his gifts and talents to build up and strengthen the body of Christ. Rev. Gerald Thompson is the founder and president of Gerald Thompson Ministries, Inc., and the Gee Tee Gospel music/record company. He also served as the Pastor of the Greenwood Missionary Baptist Church in Lamar, Mississippi where the motto is “You can always experience God’s Grace at Greenwood!” Rev. Gerald Thompson was blessed and happily married to his best friend, partner and wife Mrs. Vicki Renee Thompson.
He will be greatly missed!
The Arrangements are as follows:
Thursday, May 30th at 11.00 am at
Greater Second Baptist Church
516 Geyer Springs Road
Little Rock, AR
Flowers should be sent to:
1201 Dr. Martin L Kin Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202
Cards should be mailed to
Family of Pastor Gerald Thompson
P.O. Box 165818
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202