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Freda V. Thompson

Freda V. Thompson, 84, of Marietta passed away at her home on Sunday, December 1, 2019, surrounded by her family.

Freda was born in Belmont County, Ohio, on October 21, 1935, and was raised in Noble County by Charles and Beryl VanFossen. Freda was a lifelong member of the Lower Paw Paw church of Christ.

On November 21, 1953, she married Galen Thompson who preceded her in death April 12, 2015 after 61 years of marriage.

Surviving are their children: Jeffrey (Brenda) Thompson, Sherri (Greg) Becker, Jay (Joyce) Thompson, and Jamy (Jenny) Thompson; 9 grandchildren: Daryl (Trina) Thompson, Teri (Matt) Gray, Lois (Chad) Turcsak, Brian (Ashley) Becker, Ryan (Megan) Thompson, Tanner (Charity) Thompson, and Justin, Jalen and Jackson Thompson; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Freda was preceded in death by her husband, parents and “special sister” Ellen Day,

The family wishes to thank Freda’s special caregivers, Belinda, Martha, Joyce, Nicci, Gay and Ann; Dr. Cawley and Amedisys nurses and staff.

Funeral services will be held on Friday (Dec. 6) at 11:00 am at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Minister Tom Tucker officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Township Cemetery. Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 until 8. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.Lankfordfh.com.