SHELBY- Mrs. Freda Mae Thompson, 82, of 116 Lindsey Lee Lane, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Peak Resources in Shelby.
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A native of Grayson, Kentucky, she was born on March 9, 1931, daughter of the late Ralph and Beulah Agnes McGuire Burton. She was a member of Shelby First Church of the Nazarene and South Flint Church of the Nazarene in Michigan where she was a Sunday school teacher. She was a greeter here at the Walmart in Shelby. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her.
Preceded: In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Johnny Burton and sister, Wilma Ratcliff.
Survived: She is survived by four daughters, Diane Noblitt and husband Doug of Salem, Ohio, Denise Hoyle, Jill Pruett and husband Kenneth, Jaime Bowman and husband Darren all of Shelby; sister, Linda Blanton and husband Chuck of Illinois; brother, James Burton and wife Dorothy of Grayson, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren, Amy Blakeman and husband Travis, Lindsey Noblitt, Kenny Hoyle Jr. and wife Blair, Jennifer Matzuga and husband Christopher, Corey Bowman and wife Tanzza, Bridgette Boyd and husband Andrew, Jasa Champion and husband Josh, Nicholas Napier and wife Christin, Jenna Bright and husband Christopher, Joshua Bowman and wife Jerica, and Bailey Bowman; 17 great grandchildren, Carter, Natalie, Kaylie, Brooks, Isaac, Conner, Avery, Gabriel, Kaydence, Liam, Cailen, Graham, Know, Haiden, Tristen, Maeson and Myleigh, and one aunt, Peanut Sloan.
Services: A funeral service will be held Wednesday, 3 p.m. at Clay Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby.
Visitation: The family will receive friends Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Clay Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby.
Clergy: Rev. Eddie Clayton and Rev. Tony Rayfield will be officiating.
Burial: Burial will immediately follow at Cleveland Memorial Park.
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 18, 2013
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