June 21, 2011
Friday, June 24, 2011 2:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, June 23, 2011 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm
L. Kathleen Thompson, 83 of West Liberty, passed away, Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Green Hills Center, West Liberty.
She was born May 26, 1928 in West Liberty and spent her entire life with-in 6 blocks of where she was born. She was a 1946 graduate of West Liberty High School.
Kathleen and her husband, Donald owned three businesses together (SunBeam Bread, Thompson Shell Service and Thompson Service Garage); where she served as business manager. She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Springhills; where she was a member of the United Presbyterian Women. Kathleen enjoyed her flower garden; she was an excellent cook and Stain Glass Artist.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Donald P. Thompson; her daughters, Cindy (Steve) Neer, Robin (Steve) Godwin both of West Liberty, Jennifer Miller of Urbana and Deanna (Mark) Kauffman of West Liberty; her grandchildren, Lyndsey Godwin, Kelsey and Emily Kauffman and Ross and Ryan Miller; her sister, Patti Metz of West Liberty and her sister-in-law, Phyllis (Piatt) Young of West Liberty; her nieces and nephews, Mac, Kim, Jeff, Kay, Joyce, Debbie and David.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Clarabelle (Richardson) Piatt, son-in-law, Terry Miller, brothers, Jack and Jimmy (Mary) Piatt and her brother-in-law, Blair Metz.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2011 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2011 in the funeral home with Pastor Angie Schenck and Pastor Forrest Amidon officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Liberty Fire & EMS, 201 N Detroit St, West Liberty, OH 43357 or to the American Cancer Society for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45206.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.