Dolores J. Thompson

Published 9:19 am Monday, August 20, 2012

COURTLAND—Dolores Jones Thompson, 79, passed away August 18, 2012, at her home following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Born on July 3, 1933, in Holden, W. Va., and raised in Kimbal, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late L. J. (Jinks) and Shirley Moore Jones.

Dolores was a 53-year member of the OES chapter #158 in Bramwell, W. Va., and was a past president of the Franklin/Southampton Christian Woman’s Club.

She was a member of Hunterdale Christian Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Women’s Fellowship.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 61 years, Paul E. Thompson; a daughter, Paula T. Drake (W.T.) of Newsoms; three sons, Lee Ray Thompson (Marianne) of Atlanta, Ga., Michael Thompson (Patti) of Courtland and Jeff Thompson (Dodie) of Troutville, Va. ; a brother, Glenn Jones (DeAnna) of Blufton, S.C.; a sister-in-law, Mildred Thompson of Staffordsville, Va.; brother-in-law, Don Thompson (Shirley) of Nampa, Idaho, and Cathy Thompson; nine grandchildren, Kimberly Belcher (J.T), Eric Drake (Cheryl), Heather Osborne (Zack), Dan Thompson, Lin Thompson, Arie Thompson, Hunter Thompson, Noah Thompson and Parker Thompson; and four great-grandchildren, Cadence Belcher, Brooklynn Drake, Garrett Drake and Savanna Osborne.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 20, 2012, at Hunterdale Christian Church with the Rev. Randy Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Spring Cemetery.

The family will received friends Sunday, August 19, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, and suggests memorials be made to Hunterdale Christian Church, 741 Hunterdale Road, Franklin, or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Memo: Dolores Thompson, 811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 204, Chicago, Ill., 60642.