Deacon Billy Thompson will preach his initial sermon Sunday, March 17 at 4 p.m. at Beaver Dam Missionary Baptist Church.
The pastor is the Rev. Bernard Hayes.
Thompson is married to Minister Carolyn Thompon. They have four children and 12 grandchildren.
His parents are the laate Raymon T. Williams and Rosea Lee Belle. He is the stepson of Maggie Williams.