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Apr. 2, 1924-Dec. 9, 2008

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Rachel Mozingo Thompson, 84, formerly of Seven Springs, died Tuesday.

A service of remembrance will be held today at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Bartlett officiating. Interment will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Pineview Cemetery.

Mrs. Thompson was born April 2, 1924, in Wayne County to the late George Frank Mozingo and Rosa Belle Quinn Mozingo.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Olivia Dawn Thompson; son, Jimmy Ray Thompson; two sisters, Elizabeth Mozingo Hardy and Lucille Mozingo Ellis; and five brothers, Delmar, Edward, Pat, Charles and James Mozingo.

She operated Rachel's Grill in Seven Springs and for many years was active in the Seven Springs Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Thompson was a member of Seven Springs Baptist Church.

Mrs. Thompson is survived by two children, LaRose Thompson Sessoms and husband, J.D. of Faison, James Milton Thompson Jr. and companion, Barbara Price of Mount Olive; brother, Elmer Lee Mozingo of Pikeville; two grandchildren, Phillip Gerald Mozingo and wife, Kari Jo of Albertson, Kathy Thornhill of Mount Olive; three great-grandchildren, Blair Mozingo of Greenville, Madison Mozingo of Albertson and Ryan Thornhill of Mount Olive; stepgrandchild, Matt Sessoms and wife, Belinda of Faison; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Ashley and Kyle Sutton; and special family friends, Mr. and Mrs. Braxton Rouse, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Rouse, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sanderson.

The family will receive friends following the service of remembrance and at other times they will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Sessoms, 116 Watertreatment Road, Faison.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com.

Arrangements are being handled by Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on December 11, 2008 1:47 PM