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Betty Thompson

March 2, 1935 — November 14, 2014

Betty Sue Thompson, 79 of Cranks departed this life for her heavenly home on November 14, 2014. She was born March 2, 1935 in Warren, KY to the late Joe S. and Elva Detherage.

Mrs. Thompson was proprietor of Mary Alice Cash Store on Catrons Creek for many years until her retirement. She was a member of the Mary Helen United Methodist Church and Cranks Creek United Methodist Church, and was a bold witness for Christ.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Imogene Detherage, 3 brothers, G.B., Milford, and Lawrence Detherage, and infant daughter, Bobbie Sue Thompson.

Survivors include her loving husband of 52 years, Robert (R.L.) Thompson; 3 children, Beverly Harris and husband Herbert of Dalton, GA, Patricia Duckett and husband Ronnie, Chatsworth, GA, and Johnny Knutson and wife Laurie of Romulus, MI; her sister, Phyllis Grizzle and husband Woodrow of Jonesville, VA; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive to mourn her passing.

Visitation will be Monday (Nov. 17) from 6 until 8:00 pm in the chapel of Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home.

Services to Celebrate her life will be 1:00 pm Tuesday (Nov. 18) at the Grays Knob Pentecostal Church with Bro. Leon Allen officiating.

Burial will follow in the Allen Cemetery in Cranks, KY.

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