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Myra Thompson CHARLESTON - Funeral services celebrating the life of Mrs. Myra Singleton Quarles Thompson will be held on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 11:00 am in Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church, 110 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29403. Viewing for Mrs. Thompson will be today at the mortuary from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, then at Mother Emanuel from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm where the family will be receiving friends beginning at 6:00 pm. Myra leaves to mourn a loving, devoted, and cherished husband, The Rev. Anthony Thompson; one son and one daughter whom she cherished, Kevin Singleton and Denise Quarles. One stepson, Anthony Thompson, Jr; twelve brothers, Mackey Singleton, who preceded her in death, Leroy Singleton (Judy), Romey Singleton, Leon Scott, Michael Moore (Joyce), Barry Moore, Rodney Moore (Renee), John Moore (Maria), Reginald Moore (Candace), James Moore, Jamar Moore and JA Ariel Moore; three beloved sisters, Jackie Cooper (Melvin), Ruby Henry, and Maja Moore; two grandchildren, Kennedy Singleton and Kaleb Singleton; nine siblings from her extended Coakley family, Isaiah Jr., Lillian, Eunice Guyton (Jim), Marjorie McIver (Winston), Marlene Jenkins (David), Sharon Coakley, Claudette Watkins, Catherine Harrington and Blondelle Gadsden and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. She was preceded in by her parents, the late Delores Singleton and the late James Moore and her parents-in-love, the late Isaiah and Sarah Coakley. A memorial message may be sent to the family at www.palmettomortuary.com Professional Services By: THE PALMETTO MORTUARY, INC., 1122 MORRISON DR., CHARLESTON, SC 29403. OFFICE: 843.727.1230. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston



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Published in Charleston Post & Courier from Jun. 22 to Jun. 28, 2015.
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August 10, 2019
Jim, Becky and I are thinking of you during this difficult time. Myra was a special person. Let us know if we can help you during this time of trial and celebration.
John Shore
Friend
January 30, 2018
I pray all is well with your family. I still think about you. Love you still. Wee-Nee .
Theresa Bradley
Classmate
December 3, 2016
My prayers are always with your family, Lil Sis, from Burke High School 1969-1970. You are cherished in loving memory.
Karen V. Brown Jubar-Simmons
December 2, 2016
Valenda Newell
February 17, 2016
Have you ever wished that someone could take your hand and safely lead you through life's uncertainties? God's word the bible gives us hope. John 17:3

I hope you can find comfort and understanding in the words of Ecclesiastes 9:11, because time and unexpected events overtake them all. My heartfelt prayers are with the family. I'm sorry for your loss. May God comfort your family as you grieve (John 6:40).
July 20, 2015
may ms. Myra rest in peace
Rasheeda Lucas
July 20, 2015
To the Quarles-Thompson family,
I just found out about MS. Myra untimely death my heart and prayers go out to your family.
Love Rasheeda Lucas
July 12, 2015
Donna M Singleton and Edward Maurice Singleton
July 12, 2015
Tony, Denise and Kevin,
We only realized this morning after seeing Denise quoted in the Spartanburg newspaper that Myra Thompson was formerly Myra Quarles our neighbor for four years on Rutledge Avenue while my wife Dr. MJ Black was in med school at MUSC. While we were horrified by this senseless crime before, now we are heartbroken for her family. Myra was a good friend and great neighbor and we all became much closer helping each other recover from hurricane Hugo. I know she was a great mother and role model to her children. You are all in our thoughts and prayers and we will reach out to you when we are in Charleston. We always made a point to visit Myra when we were there but it has been a few years since we saw her. Take care and God Bless.

PS We still have pictures of Denise with our puppies!
Bob / MJ Ryan / Black
July 4, 2015
May God continue to keep you strong in the Lord. We press on to a mark of a high calling.

Rev. Robin Crawford, First AME Oakland, California
July 1, 2015
God is able!Lean on HIM! Condolences from the ENTIRE FAMILY of Elizabeth City State University.
Rob Williams
July 1, 2015
The Dallas/Fort Worth Grad Chapter offer our deepest condolences. Our prayers and thought are with you and your family.
Fl. Daniel Anderson
July 1, 2015
My prayers go out to the Thompson family. I have know Myra at the age of six, we attended Buist Elementary from !st to 7th. High School from 8-12 and Livingstone for freshman and sophomore year we had band scholarships. God bless you and your family

Karl Figg Smalls
July 1, 2015
My prayers and sincere condolence to Fellowman Anthony Thompson and family. May the God of peace, strength and understanding be with you always.

Peace & Blessings
Phyllis Jeter Nunn
July 1, 2015
Dear Brother Anthony,
The Sisters of Nia Md Grad Chapter of Swing Phi Swing S.F.I. - sends our condolence to you and your family. May God continue to bless and keep you and your family in His Grace and Mercy.
Nancy Green
June 30, 2015
To the Family of Mrs. Myra Thompson:

The Zucker Family School of Education at The Citadel is deeply saddened over the loss of our alumna.

Mrs. Thompson received two graduate degrees in Education from The Citadel: the M. Ed. in Reading Education and the M. Ed. in Counselor Education. She was a true exemplar of the ideals of the education profession and The Citadel Graduate College. I am touched by the many accounts of her loving service to people as a pastor and educator.

Memories of good people last an eternity. I know that the name Myra Thompson will evoke good sentiments for years to come as people reflect on a lady of faith who always put the needs of others ahead of her own.

The senseless act that led to her death and the loss of our other eight community friends will be greatly overshadowed by the outpouring of love from a community who appreciates real heroes like Myra Thompson.
Dr. Larry G. Daniel
June 30, 2015
Rip Myra. Rev A Thompson. We are so sorry for your lost. God saw this angel and decided to bring her home.
josie,Dicey,cassandra Selph
June 30, 2015
My Prayers to the Thompson RIP Myra My Livingstone College Family Member & Classmate
June 30, 2015
Reverend Mayra Thompson, may God homecoming forever shine bright. Bless you.
Wanda Monge
June 30, 2015
To the Thompson family, and all the family members. May God comfort you in your time of grief. God light shine bright over Reverend Mayra Thompson she is now in the kingdom of our Lord and Saviour.
Wanda Monge
June 30, 2015
To the Thompson family, and all the family members. May God comfort you in your time of grief. God light shine bright over Reverend Mayra Thompson she is now in the kingdom of our Lord and Savior. Prayers to you all, as well as the eight other victims.
Wanda Monge
June 29, 2015
With Sympathy to the Family of Soror Myra Thompson.

Yours in Delta
Emma Waring
Home grown- Pineville, South Carolina
Emma Waring
June 29, 2015
We're praying for your family.
Rev. Treva J. Kelly
June 29, 2015
Offering prayers to family of Soror Thompson. Peace be with you.
Alta J Cannaday
June 29, 2015
Dear Tony and Family,

Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Rev. Myra Thompson. May God be with you in the days and weeks ahead and in the future.

Larry Libater
Charleston, SC
June 29, 2015
Dear Thompson family. I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort and watch over you during this hard time. May the Peace of the Lord be with you.
Robert Newman
June 29, 2015
Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.
Doris Garner
June 29, 2015
Praying for your family. May the peace of GOD comfort you during this time.
Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams
June 29, 2015
Rest in peace. Love and prayers.
June 29, 2015
Sulton Family
June 29, 2015
Our Father gathers angels around Him in a way that appears to be random to us BUT He knows what's needed in heaven. May you take comfort in knowing that Myra is with Him, her mission with us is complete & her soul is soaring in full view of the Almighty!
My heart shares your pain, may God bless & keep you during this time of sorrow
Veronica Mayo
June 29, 2015
Praying for your family during this tough time! May God give you strength and comfort.
Taniqua Taylor
June 28, 2015
My heart is full of sorrow for all nine families, and I am praying for you.
Annie Mason
June 28, 2015
Praying for my Homegirl & Delta Soror Myra Thompson's family; her Soror Daughter from Atlanta and her Soror Sister from Greenville. May God give each of you the strength to get through the difficult days ahead. Much Delta love! Karen Nelson (Karen Ferguson - CAB '75)
Karen Ferguson-Nelson
June 28, 2015
To Anthony, the Thompson & Coakley families, all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I rgemember Myra as as little girl. She grew into a blossoming young lady and one of my sorors and fellow AME member. Marlene hang in there! Love to all.
Janette Clark,Scott
June 28, 2015
to the family who lost a wonderful mother my heart goes to this family. words can't just express enough. rest in peace mrs. thompson. love a support stranger from birmingham alabama.
felicia farley
June 28, 2015
Our thoughts and prayer are with your family, God will take care.
Earl & Cynthia McAllister
June 28, 2015
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
June 28, 2015
I remembered Myra, When I was in High School, She was a very sweet and caring Person. God Bless You Myra and your Family.
Anthony & Mary McKnight & Family
June 28, 2015
Prayers to the family.
June 27, 2015
Hey there,
It's Myra Thompson, your cousin. This is my mobile phone number. It was such a pleasant surprise hearing from you, and I thank God that you contacted me. Let's keep in touch.
Love you! My beautiful cousin I love you. I sent this back too you, now that you have your wings let's keep in touch!!!! Always
Cookie Alvina Ross-Foshee
June 27, 2015
Mrs.Thompson(Quarles) was my 8th grade teacher. I remember her Beautiful smile and a passion for her students to thrive. My prayers are with the family. May your days be Blessed
Shvonya Huger
June 27, 2015
Heartfelt sympathy to the loved ones of this beautiful sister who lives on in spirit and will never be forgotten.
June 27, 2015
brothers of Charleston chapter of groove phi groove social fellowship incorporated offer our condolences
to the Thompson family Charleston
Clyde grant , wilmer nelson
June 27, 2015
I send prayers of comfort to the family of Myra Thompson. "Death" is not the end.
Your Livingstone College classmate.
Your sister in Delta.
Dr. Monica Brown-Rogers
June 26, 2015
Rest in peace, may your family be comfort with God love.

Charlena Bradley-Banks
June 26, 2015
MAY god bless and keep you i remember the joy you brought in to my life those many years ago. my sympathy goes out to your family and friends rest in peace.
BASIL THOMPSON
June 26, 2015
Denise I want to send my condolences to you and your family during this time of need. If you need anything I am here for you. Praying for you and all the families.
Laatrisha Brannon
June 26, 2015
What a heartbreaking time this is. I taught with Myra for many years at Brentwood Middle School. We were colleagues and friends. To the family, my heart grieves with you, but know that Myra had done the work God had for her to do. She is with Him now. So find peace in knowing this and in all the wonderful memories you have of her.
Cassandra Bligen
June 26, 2015
In God's care rest in peace
Dwayne Bickham,Sr.
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