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THOMPSON, Mary Katherine
THOMPSON - Mary Katherine 93, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond F. Thompson; her parents, James Emmett and Kate Morrow; daughter, Amy Johnson; and brother, Dr. James Morrow. Mary was a native of Oskaloosa, Kansas, had made her home in Buffalo, NY for many years, and had lived in Bristol, TN for the past 42 years. She was a member of State Street United Methodist Church and the State Street United Methodist Church Hand Bell Choir. She was also an avid bridge player. She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Quesenberry and husband Richard of Abingdon, VA, and Jane Vosseller and husband Geoff of Buffalo, NY; two sons, Raymond F. Thompson, Jr. and wife Jacqueline of Buffalo, NY, and James Thompson and wife Janet of Hendersonville, NC; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and one nephew, Dr. Kenneth Morrow. The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at State Street United Methodist Church. The funeral service will follow at 4:00 PM with Rev. Jeff Wright and Rev. Mark Hicks officiating. A private graveside service and interment will be held on Monday. Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Alex Quesenberry, Jim Thompson, Brad Thompson, Chad Vosseller, and Geoffrey Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Norm Wells, Dr. Kenneth Morrow, Brice Heitman, Peter Roe and Todd Peeler. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to State Street United Methodist Church, 300 West Valley Drive, Bristol, Virginia 24201. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed by visiting www.oakley-cook.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Thompson and her family have been made through OAKLEY-COOK FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY.