Reba Thompson Ash

Reba Helen Thompson Ash, age 89, of Greensboro, N. C., formerly of Willisburg, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at the White Stone Masonic Home Care and Wellness Center in Greensboro.
A native of Washington County, she was born on July 16, 1923 to the late James Erastus and Minnie Pearl Sparrow Thompson.
She was a member of the Willisburg Baptist Church and a homemaker.
After the death of her first husband, James Jenkins in 1945, she married L.W. Ash on July 22, 1950. They remained together in Willisburg, for 47 years until his death on Sept. 14, 1997.
Also preceding her in death were her son, Delaine Jenkins on Aug. 26, 2000; two sisters, Sue Anna Derr on Feb. 24, 2001 and Louise Howard on Feb. 28, 2003; and two brothers, James Robert Thompson on May 17, 1989 and Curtis Thompson on Sept. 24, 1970.

Published in The Springfield Sun on Jan. 2, 2013