Marian Gay Thompson

Marian Gay Thompson, 74, of Winterville, formally of Roanoke Rapids, NC, was born on November 17, 1942 and passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017.

A native of Northampton County, she was born to the late Charlie Mitchell Gay, Jr. and Janie Rose Gay. Marian was preceded in death by her husband, George L. "G.L." Thompson, Jr.; her daughter, Kathleen Thompson; and her sister-in-law, Vivian Browder.

Marian is survived by her daughter, Melinda Thompson Doty and her husband, James, of Winterville, NC; her two grandsons, Elijah and Brian; her sister-in-law, Bessie Mae Morris and her husband, Bernard, of Littleton, NC; her brother and sister-in-law, Lynwood and Dorma Thompson of VA; her brother-in-law, Don Browder of Weldon, NC; and her many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Hawkins Chapel United Methodist Church in Roanoke Rapids, NC with Rev. Sid Collins and Rev. Bob Rose officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. at Askew Funeral & Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hawkins Chapel United Methodist Church, 6955 Hwy 48, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 or Arthur Christian Church, Greenville, NC.

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