Betty Thompson

THOMPSON, Betty J., 86, formerly of Steubenville passed Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Shepherd of the Valley – Niles.

She was born on Nov. 16, 1927, in Steubenville, the daughter of the late Chester and Wilhelmina (Brede) Walter.

Memories of Betty will be carried on by son, Richard E. (Bonnie) Thompson, Jr. of Champion; daughter, Janice (Bill) Losey of Warren; and daughter, Patricia (Greg) Winchester of Williamsburg, VA; sister, Mildred Sullivan; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Thompson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Thompson, Sr, brothers, LeRoy Walter, Lloyd Walter, William Walter; sisters, Helen White, Laura Gorrell, Alethia Walter, Mary Dalton, Ruth Schultz, and Eleanor Osterlein.

Family will receive friends Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at McFarland & Son Funeral Home, 271 North Park Ave. Warren and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Service will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 140 Cherry Avenue NW, Warren on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. Services of final committal will follow at Union Cemetery in Steubenville.

Her family suggest contributions be made in the form of donations to Ladies Auxiliary of the Military Order of Purple Heart, 3958 Fairlawn Heights SE, Warren, OH 44484 or Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 140 Cherry Avenue NW, Warren, OH 44485.

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