2014-01-04 / Obituaries

Catherine Hester Thompson

Leasburg ­­— Catherine Hester Thompson, age 98, of Gordonton Road, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at her home.

Miss Thompson was born in Person County to the late Edwin Richard Thompson and Mamie Hester Thompson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Lois Thompson and two brothers, Edwin Thompson Jr. and Jacob Thompson.

She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. Miss Thompson was a retired teacher from the Person County School System. She was a graduate of East Carolina Teachers College which is now East Carolina University.

Surviving are a host of cousins.

Graveside rites will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Hester Family Cemetery by the Rev. Renee Burnette.

Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Pleasant, Rainey Hester, Maurice Hester, Sidney Thompson, Phillip Whitfield, Steve Hester, Donald Hester and Calvin Hester.

Memorials may be made to the Hester Family Cemetery, c/o Marie Hester Sappenfield, 6 Pearse Wynd Rd., Bahama NC 27503.

Condolences may be made at brooksandwhite.com.

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