Magdalene Thompson

December 1, 1923 - February 26, 2017

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Magdalene Conley Thompson, 93, of Leesburg, Florida, formerly of North Lewisburg, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 26, 2017 at home.

She was born December 1, 1923 in Pikeville, Kentucky, the daughter of Kirby and Rissa (Fannin) Conley. Maggie was the matriarch of a large extended family and enjoyed gardening, quilting, cooking, fishing, traveling, the Cincinnati Reds, and being with family and friends. She retired from the housekeeping department at Memorial Hospital of Union County.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Clyde Roberts, Paul Geho, and Paul W. Thompson; infant daughter, Constance; son, James K. “Jimmy” Roberts; daughter, Roberta Rice; daughters-in-law, Eden Roy Roberts and Brenda Roberts; son-in-law, Clyde Rice; siblings and their spouses, John W. Conley, Betty Collier, Mae Fern Thompson, Ruth Elkins, and Muriel Thompson; and great-granddaughter, Kayah Rose Roberts.

Maggie leaves behind her sons, Clyde Maxwell (Betty Jo) Roberts of Pikeville, KY and Claude Steven (Esther) Roberts of Leesburg, FL; grandchildren Maxwell (Melody) Roberts, Emeline (Rich) Kelly, Angel (John) Rideout, Jon (Abby) Roberts, Matthew Roberts, Lori Roberts, Jasmine (Joe) Rausch, Nick (Micki) Roberts, J.P. (Sara) Roberts, Larry (Angie) Hoff, Kathy (Andy) Wiest, Cindy Rice, and Steve Rice; 24 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 PM on Friday, March 3, 2017 in the FRESHWATER, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the funeral home with Pastor Ernest Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cornerstone Hospice (2445 Lane Park Rd., Tavares, FL 32778) or Loving Care Hospice (779 London Ave., Marysville, OH 43040) in her memory.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Bob & Nancy Katzenbach - Mar 3, 2017

Maggie was a sepcial person, always had open arms for a hug. Will miss playing cards with her.

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