Debra Thompson

NEW LONDON - Debra Faye Greene Thompson, 57, formerly of Gastonia, passed away Feb. 7, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center – NorthEast in Concord.

Ms. Thompson was born Nov. 30, 1955, in Gaston County to the late Joseph Clyde Greene and the late Mae Love Smith Greene.

She was a correctional officer at the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Institute in Albemarle.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Providence Church of God, 12474 NC 24/27 Hwy., Locust, officiated by Jimmy Herlocker.
There will be a 30 minute state prior to the service.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

At other times, the family will meet at the home of Jimmy Herlocker on Delancy Street, Locust.

Survivors include her companion, Allen Herlocker, of New London; her son, Douglas Smith, Jr., and his wife, Wendy, of Oakboro; her daughters, Michele Smith Reynolds and her husband, Danny, of Fayetteville and Elizabeth Smith Dickson and her husband,
Richard, of Indiana; three sisters; two brothers; fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Providence Church of God, 12474 NC 24/27 Hwy., Locust, NC 28097.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Thompson family.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Hartsell Funeral Home - Midland
13575 Broadway Av.  Midland, NC 28107
(704) 888-5571

Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 9, 2013