Dora Thompson

Dora Marie Thompson, 74, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life early Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2013, at Davis Memorial Hospital.

Dora was born, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1938, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Jeffie Oren Rowan and Lola Bell Rowan.

In 1957, in Baltimore Md., she married Kermit Edward Thompson, who preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory are two children, David Wayne Thompson of Elkins and Carol Thornhill and husband, Charles III, of Montrose; two grandchildren, Amber Thornhill of Washington, D.C., and Matthew Thornhill and wife, Emily, of Montrose; and one great-granddaughter, Emma Grace Thornhill of Montrose.

Dora worked for the Randolph County Senior Center as a care taker for 15 years.

She enjoyed vegetable gardening and loved doing community service, especially serving and working at The Good Shepherd.

Mrs. Thompson’s request for cremation will be honored.

The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Dora Marie Thompson. Send online condolences to the family at