January 21, 1924 - April 19, 2014
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 1 :00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Tuesday, April 22 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home
Iva Thompson, 90 of Urbana, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 21, 1924 in Louisa, Kentucky. Iva was employed as a cook for 26 years at the Champaign Lane Bowling Alley, retiring in 1984. She loved her family. She loved spending time with them, cooking, babysitting or family get-togethers. Her family will sadly miss her. They all pitched in to help her, especially, Virginia, who dedicated the last 20 years to her mother’s care.
She is survived by daughters, Nancy West, Arlene (Roger) Matney and Virginia Yoder, son, Charles (Mary) Thompson, a special daughter, Patricia Thompson, daughter-in-law, Gloria Thompson, several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; her sister, Madeline Vanhoose and several nieces & nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Bert Thompson, her sons, Raymond and Carl E. Thompson, great grandson, Nic Orahood and sisters, Marie Thompson, Margaret Fraley and Dixie Fraley.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the funeral home with Pastor Chris Livingston and Larry Fraley officiating.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Mercy Hospice, 444 W. Harding Rd, Springfield, Ohio 45504 or to Home Helpers, 17410 Poling Rd, Marysville, Ohio 43040.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com
I wish I could be there to personally extend my condolences for your loss. I share very fond memories of Aunt Ivory, and hope your grief will soon be replaced with the happy times with her.
My sincerest sympathy,
Sally and Al Quenneville
I am sorry I can’t be there to personally extend condolences for Aunt Ivory’s passing, but I am thinking of you all. I hope your grief is soon replaced with happy memories of her presence in the family. I also share good memories of her.
With sincerest sympathy,
Sally & Al