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Myrtle Thompson, 96, of Mammoth Cave

Myrtle Thompson age 96 of Mammoth Cave passed away Friday morning, December 14 at Genesis Health Care Edmonson Center in Brownsville.  She was born in Edmonson County to the late Dock & Mary Eliza Childress Williams.

Mrs. Thompson was a homemaker, a sales representative with Avon and she enjoyed gardening.

She was a faithful member of the Union Light Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Woodrow Thompson, by a son-in-law Paul Waddle and by ten siblings Nelson, Thelma Jean, Thurman, Ollie, Loren, R.A., Eldon, Alvin, Earleen & Arthur.

Mrs. Thompson is survived by:

Three sons-Weldon Thompson of Mammoth Cave

 Danny Thompson & wife Debbie of Louisville

 Billy Thompson & wife Diana of Cub Run

Five daughters-Barb Waddle of Louisville

 Loretta Stith & hus. Steve of Cub Run

 Mary Ellen Thompson & hus. Daryl of Elizabethtown

 Jannell Pedigo & hus. Dean of Glasgow

 Renee Childress & hus. Davey of Mammoth Cave

One sister-Betty Newton of Bardstown

 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren

Funeral services for Myrtle Thompson will be 12noon Monday, December 17 at the Union Light Baptist Church with Bro. Steve Stith officiating.  Visitation will be Sunday from 9am-8pm at the Sego Funeral Home and after 9am Monday at the Union Light Baptist Church.   Burial will be in the Union Light Cemetery.  

Memorial contributions may be given to Union Light Cemetery Fund, c/o Mike Sanders, 6275 Hwy 259 N., Sweeden, KY 42285, to RetinisPigmentosa Foundation 7168 Columbia Gateway Dr., Ste. 100, Columbia, MD 21046, to T.J.Community Mission Foundation, c/o Kim Lambert,635 Fox Hollow, Glasgow, KY 42141 or to Community Medical Care, 204 N. Race St., Glasgow, KY 42141.

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