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Feb. 7, 1921-March 19, 2013

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Marjorie Wiggins Thompson passed away in Panama City, Fla., March 19, 2013.

She was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Goldsboro, N.C., the daughter of the late Lonnie Lee Wiggins of Goldsboro and Mary Frances Davis Wiggins from Cove City, N.C.

She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Raymond Morris Thompson in Goldsboro; her great-great-granddaughter, Hayley Grace Lane of Hiram, Ga.; and brothers, Lonnie Lee Wiggins Jr., Charles Miller Wiggins and Frances Earl Wiggins.

She is survived by her son, Jerry Morris Thompson (Karen) of St. George Island, Fla.; granddaughters, Holli Lea Thompson of Dallas, Ga., and Stevie Lyn of Panama City Beach, Fla.; great-grandsons, Alexander Lane (Lyndsie) of Hiram, Ga., and Mathew Lane of Dallas, Ga.; great-great-granddaughter, Alexis Callie Lane; stepgranddaughter, Jennifer Heusing (Jeff); and stepgreat-grandson, Cannon Heusing of Alpharetta, Ga.

Also surviving are her sister-in-law, Mary Fowler Ward of Raleigh, N.C., and numerous nieces and nephews.

Affectionately called "Mamie" by her grandchildren, Mrs. Thompson was a longtime member of St. Luke United Methodist Church in Goldsboro.

She moved to Panama City, Fla., in 2003 and resided at her beloved Mathison Retirement Home, where she enjoyed playing bridge, bingo, bunco and bowling on the Wii machine with many of her good friends. Her good humor, laughter and character will long be remembered.

A visitation will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Seymour Funeral Home, 1300 Wayne Memorial Drive, from 1 to 3 p.m., followed by a service at 3 p.m. in the chapel. Entombment will follow the service in Wayne Memorial Park.

Another memorial service will be held Friday, March 29, at 3 p.m. (CDT) for her friends at Mathison Retirement Home at 3167 W. Highway 390, Panama City, Fla.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Mathison Retirement Center, 3636 Highway 390 West, Panama City, Fla., 32405, or Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, Fla., 32405.

The family would like to express its deepest appreciation for the care these two organizations had provided to its beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother over the past years and months.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on March 21, 2013 1:48 PM