Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011 3:07 pm
The Messenger, October 17, 2011
Lucile (Marvin) Thompson, 94, a longtime resident of the Midway community near Union City, died Oct. 16, 2011, at her home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Daymond Duck officiating. Burial will follow in Stanley’s Chapel Cemetery near Union City, with the Rev. Franklin Gardner officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today. Her grandsons, grandsons-in-law and Kyle Bailey will serve as pallbearers.
The family requests that memorials be made to Stanley’s Chapel Cemetery Association or the charity of the donor’s choice.
She was born Feb. 18, 1917, in Lake County, daughter of the late Allen and Stella (Payton) Marvin. She married William Marvin Thompson Sr. Oct. 15, 1945. He died Dec. 23, 1986. She had been a teacher for the Union City School System, retiring in 1977, and had also taught in the Lake County School System. She was a member of Stanley’s Chapel United Methodist Church and was also a member of Hunter Hynds United Methodist Women. A 1938 graduate of the former Memphis State University, she was a member of Obion County-Union City Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Janis and Ken Garrigan, Rosemary and Ronnie Coleman, Emily and Mike Haynes and Melinda and Mark McCullough, all of Union City; her daughter-in-law, Allyson Thompson of Union City; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Bill and Wendy Thompson, Brad Thompson, Eric and Brooke Garrigan, Will David and Patti Coleman, Leanne and Shawn Parnell, Julie and Ben Glasgow, Amanda Haynes, Jenny Beth and Ryan Hepler and Rebecca McCullough; and 12 great-grandchildren, Will Thompson, Macy Thompson, Katy Thompson, Drake Copeland, Ryan Copeland, Ivey Parnell, Isaac Parnell, J.T. McClain, Jagger McClain, Jack Thomas Hepler, Luke Hepler and Carter Wade Ayers.
She was also preceded in death by her son, William Marvin Thompson Jr.; and her granddaughter, Canna Rose Coleman.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.