Peaceful 09


John Thompson

April 17, 2018
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John Thompson, age 62, finished his work here on earth and went to his eternal rest on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Kannapolis, North Carolina.


Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Kathy Thompson; his wife Beverly Thompson and her children, Jennifer Agbaeze, Anna DeBoyace, and Nathan Ollis; nine grandchildren; and his brother, Jim Thompson and his wife Sarah


The family invites City and County Officials, former and present Mission Board members and staff, Mission supporters, and clients past and present, who have been impacted by John’s vision and hard work - McDowell Mission Ministries, to join them at Garden Creek Baptist Church in Marion on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. for a service of worship and celebration of the life of this humble child of God with a big heart who had a vision for the homeless and needy in McDowell County.  Reverend William Warren will be leading the worship.


The family members will receive friends an hour prior to the service. A celebration luncheon will follow the service at the church. Shelter residents and the community are invited.


Those wishing to make a memorial donation in John Thompson’s memory are asked to consider, McDowell Mission Ministry, P.O. Box 197, Marion, North Carolina 28752.

Donations may be made to:

McDowell Mission Ministry
P.O. Box 297, Marion NC 28752

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