Catherine Irene Thompson, age 87, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 4:40 P.M. on Friday, March 16, 2012 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. Catherine was born March 2, 1925 in Liberty Township, Indiana, to the late Stewart L. & Annetta (Cupp) Alley.
Catherine is survived by her daughters & sons-in-law, Carolyn & David Hoskins of Phillipsburg, Cynthia Spahr of Ellettsville, Indiana and Dianna & Robin Randall of Lehigh Acres, Florida; daughter-in-law, Sherri Thompson of Greenville; grandchildren, Sheryl & Brian Brunner, Michael & Annie Hoskins, Nathan Spahr, Stacie Male, Luke Thompson, Ryan Thompson and Amber Romanok; 12 great grandchildren; brother & sister-in-law, Harold & June Alley of Arcanum; and sister, Mary Kauffman of Greenville.
In addition to her parents, Catherine is also preceded in death by her husband, Lester E. Thompson on January 4, 1993 whom she married October 31, 1954; son, Edward L. “Ed” Thompson on February 25, 2012; granddaughter, Stephanie Utley; sisters, Ruby Resor, Elizabeth Cox, Verna Reck and Reba Lindamood; and an infant brother.
Catherine worked at Lambert Corporation in Ansonia for over 20 years. She was a member of the Greenville Evangelical United Methodist Church. Catherine was Past Senior Regent of the Greenville Moose Lodge.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Sylvia McKibben officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens in Darke County. The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com