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Gladys Thompkins

AGE: 82 • Lakewood

Gladys Thompkins, 82, of Lakewood died on March 9, 2017 at home. She was born in Long Branch and had resided in Lakewood since 1968.

She was a member and trustee of St. James A.M.E. Church, Woodsville. She served as a member of the Missionary Society. She was a longtime volunteer for Ocean, Inc., Lakewood.

Mrs. Thompkins was a clerk for the New York Life Insurance Company until her retirement.

Her husband, John Thompkins, Jr. died in 2011. She was also predeceased by a daughter, Susan Thompkins.

Surviving are her children, Margaret Barnes and husband Morris, Theresa Bailey and husband Martin, Faye Thompkins, James Thompkins, John Thompkins and wife Gina, and Ivy Thompkins; two sisters, Sandra Conover and Evelyn Joseph; her sisters-in-law, Annie Conover, Minnie Jackson, and Vergie Brown; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

The viewing will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 13, 2017
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