Willa Mae Thompson

Willa Mae Hood Thompson, age 70, of Brush Grove Road, Willisburg, passed away at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at her home.
A native of Washington County, she was born on April 27, 1942 to the late Rev. Hobert and Ethel Pearl Lewis Hood.
She was a member of the Willisburg Church of God where she was faithfully involved in the ministry of the church, a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom and was a contract cleaning employee of Whitaker Bank of Lexington.
Survivors include her husband, Donnie W. Thompson; a son, Rod Thompson and his wife, Pam of Willisburg; a daughter, Jill Montgomery and her husband, Bryan of Danville; four grandchildren, Justin Thompson, Austin Thompson, Brycen Montgomery and Jace Montgomery; a sister, Carol Royalty and her husband, Jerry; and two brothers, Gerald Hood and his wife, Gail and Ed Hood and his wife, Mary, all of Willisburg.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Willisburg Church of God with Rev. Todd Claypoole, the church pastor, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Henry Montgomery, a former pastor.
Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.


Published in The Springfield Sun on Jan. 9, 2013