On March 23, 2014, Carrie Lee Thompson, 76, went to be with the Lord at 3:45 p.m. when she took her last breath surrounded by loved ones. This was preceded by a brief two-week illness at Camden Clark Hospital in Parkersburg. Carrie also fought valiantly against multiple myeloma for the past five years.
Carrie was born June 3, 1937, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late John D. and Lorea Cleavenger.
She graduated from Philippi High School and Morgantown Business College. She has lived in Parkersburg since 1975 and retired from Westbrook Health two years ago. She was a charter member of Wells Baptist Church. She loved studying the Bible, traveling to Wyoming, and reading books.
She is survived by son, Gerald Thompson of Parkersburg and Mike (Tracy) Thompson of Casper, Wyo.; and five grandchildren, Michael, Matthew and Samuel Thompson of Wyoming, Sherry and Aaron Thompson of West Virginia.
She is also survived by sister, Jean (Blair) Curkendall of Washington; and brother, John D. (Judy) Cleavenger of Lumberport; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was also
survived by her great-granddaughter, Hailee Renee Thompson, born in
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Wednesday, March 26, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the service hour with, Pastor Brian K. Author officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Carrie’s memory, to Mineral Wells Baptist Church, P.O. Box 123, Mineral Wells, WV 26150.