Cressie "Irene" McBee Thompson, 101, a resident of Highland Park and Elkins, departed this life Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2013, in Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today. Today at 1:30 p.m. a funeral service will be conducted with the Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center Auxiliary, 1175 Beverly Pike, Elkins, WV 26241, the Highland Park Methodist Church, Charles Street, Elkins, WV 26241 or to the First United Methodist Church, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, WV 26241 for Operation Christmas Child. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Cressie "Irene" McBee Thompson. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.