Wanda Thompson

Wanda June Lester Thompson, age 70 of Hardy died Friday, July 10, 2020. She was born February 28, 1950 in Riner, Virginia a daughter of the late William and Lillie Phillips Lester. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Connie Lester. Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Ronnie Thompson; children, Ron Thompson and wife Jenny, Michael Thompson and wife Jessica, Lisa Powers and husband Jason; grandchildren, Kaylee, Emily and Korie Thompson, Olivia and Braxton Powers; sister, Mary Rigney; brother, Stephen Lester and wife Gina; mother-in-law, Lucille Thompson; numerous nieces and nephews. Wanda enjoyed traveling and had visited 49 of the 50 states. She also enjoyed riding horses, camping music, yard selling and antiques. She retired from the Franklin County Department of Social Services with over 20 years of service. Most importantly she loved her Lord, husband, children, grandchildren, family and friends. Funeral services will be conducted from Rocky Mount Baptist Church 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2020 with Pastor David Slayton, Rev. David Critcher and Rev. Melvin Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Red Valley Rescue Squad. Her family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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