NORENE Funeral services have been set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Fall Creek Baptist Church for Ms. Thompson, 81, of the Norene Community.
Retired from the Wilson County Schools after a 30-year tenure working in the Lebanon High cafeteria, Ms. Thompson died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at University Medical Center.
The daughter of the late John Wesley and Lela Sauls Thompson, she was an active member of the Fall Creek Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends 2-6 p.m. Friday at Hunter Funeral Home and Saturday from 1 p.m. until the service at the church.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Greg Bell and Rev. Billy Trice. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery.
Survivors include: nieces and nephews Libby Nash and Lawrence Knight of Mt. Juliet, Trudi K. Fontenot of Old Hickory, Roger Knight of Nashville and Carolyn R. Hammers of Lebanon; as well as numerous cousins, friends and her church family.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by siblings Wilson Thompson, Bessie Knight and Ona Mae Ross; along with nephew Dallas Knight.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made in her name to Fall Creek Baptist Church.
Arrangements by Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown.