Dolores J. Thompson
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Courtland - Dolores Jones Thompson, 79, passed away August 18, 2012 at her home following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Born on July 3, 1933 in Holden, WV, and raised in Kimbal, WV, she was a daughter of the late L. J. (Jinks) and Shirley Moore Jones. Dolores was a 53 year member of the OES chapter #158 in Bramwell, WV, and was a past president of the Franklin/Southampton Christian Woman's Club. She was a member of Hunterdale Christian Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Women's Fellowship.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 61 years, Paul E. Thompson; a daughter, Paula T. Drake (W.T.) of Newsoms; three sons, Lee Ray Thompson (Marianne) of Atlanta, GA, Michael Thompson (Patti) of Courtland and Jeff Thompson (Dodie) of Troutville, VA ; a brother, Glenn Jones (DeAnna) of Blufton, SC; a sister-in-law, Mildred Thompson of Staffordsville, VA; brother-in-law, Don Thompson (Shirley) of Nampa, Idaho and Cathy Thompson; nine grandchildren, Kimberly Belcher (J.T), Eric Drake (Cheryl), Heather Osborne (Zack), Dan Thompson, Lin Thompson, Arie Thompson, Hunter Thompson, Noah Thompson and Parker Thompson; four great-grandchildren, Cadence Belcher, Brooklynn Drake, Garrett Drake and Savanna Osborne. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 20, 2012 at Hunterdale Christian Church with the Rev. Randy Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Spring Cemetery. The family will receive friends, today, Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, and suggest memorials be made to Hunterdale Christian Church, 741 Hunterdale Rd., Franklin or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Memo: Dolores Thompson, 811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 204, Chicago, IL 60642. www.wrightfuneralhome.org.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 19, 2012