BURLINGTON, N.C. – Helen Thompson, 86, died Monday, January 24, 2011, at the Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington, N.C.
Born in Sumter, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Frank Cross and Lizzie Mae Bradwell Cross Forester. Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Thompson.
Survivors include three daughters, Martha Peterson, Monticello, Sue Thompson, Hoschton, and Nita Mock, Burlington, N.C.; a son, John Thompson III, Homer; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 27, at 2 p.m., from the Homer United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Banks County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church and cemetery at the time of service.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.