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Myrtle S. Thompson
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Myrtle Sinclair Thompson, 89, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on September 17, 2012.

Her funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, 832 Ridgeway Road, Lugoff, S.C. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Aimwell Cemetery, Ridgeway, S.C.

Born on August 13, 1923, and reared in Camden, Mrs. Thompson was the wife of the late Lawrence Iverson "Larry" Thompson, Jr. She was the daughter of the late Vernon Hampton and Lethia Trapp Sinclair of Ridgeway, formerly of Camden, S.C.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Camden. Previous church memberships were at North Trenholm Baptist Church in Columbia, and for many years, at Ridgeway Baptist Church.

She is survived by her six children, Betsy Starnes (John) of Brevard, N.C., Ruth Dumas (Dave) of Florence, Ala., Susan Harrington (Rudy) of Columbia, Larry Thompson, III (Linda) of Boiling Springs, N.C., Ellen Roberts (Jim) of Ridgeway, S.C., and Fran Snell (Warren) of Florence, S.C. Surviving in addition are 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 4 step great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Larry Thompson; and sister, Elizabeth Sinclair.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Camden, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, S.C. 29020 or Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, 810 Maxwell Ave., Greenwood, S.C. 29646. Mrs. Thompson was a foster parent to four children from Connie Maxwell over the years.

The family wishes to express thanks to the staff of Wildewood Downs and of Harmony Hospice for their loving care of Mrs. Thompson.

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