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St Andrews Presbyterian Church
Sunday April 2nd, 2017
1:30pm - 3:00pm

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First Baptist Church
Sunday April 2nd, 2017

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First Baptist Church
Sunday April 2nd, 2017

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Eugenia Thompson

Eugenia Bradley Thompson, 89 of Sanford passed away Tuesday March 28, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Sunday at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Juniper Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.


Mrs. Thompson was born in Lee Co, daughter of the late Cary Pierce Bradley and Malinda Byrd Bradley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Zack G. Thompson and her daughter, Linda Jean Thompson Chandler. Eugenia graduated from Campbell College and later graduated from Meredith College with her Bachelor of Arts degree. She went on to teach in the public school system for 37 years serving in Bladen, Harnett and Lee Counties. She was a member of First Baptist church where she served as organist for a number of years. She also served as Choir Director and organist at Edgewood Presbyterian Church until her retirement from the music ministry in 2016. Mrs. Thompson remained active after retiring from teaching, serving as a member of the Lee County School Board, Past President of the Retired School Personnel, teaching piano and delivering Meals on Wheels, just to name a few. Some may remember Eugenia as an artist and some as a comedian doing her Phyllis Diller impression with good friend Minnie Pearl (the late Lena Bobbit).


Mrs. Thompson is survived by her grandson, Alex Chandler of Sanford; two brothers, Everett Bradley (Fran), and Marshall Neil Bradley (Hazel) all of Sanford; nieces and nephews, Glenda Bradley, Suzanne Hachmeister (Chip), and Cary Bradley, Jerry Bradley (Deborah); several great nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Charli Wicker.


The family will receive friends starting at 1:30pm Sunday at First Baptist Church.


Memorial contributions can be made to the Music Programs at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr., Sanford, NC 27330 or to the Music Programs at Edgewood Presbyterian Church, 316 W McIntosh St, Sanford, NC 27330.


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We can look forward to the day will there will be no more sickness and death. Revelation 21:4 says: And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". Please accept my sincere condolences. Always remember Jehovah God loves you and he cares for you! (Psalm 36:7; 1 Peter 5:7) www.jw.org

Rachel Morton Apr 16 2017 12:00 AM

A wonderful life well lived, and served us at Edgewood faithfully for many years. She was our ray of sunshine.
My sympathies to all the family. Thanks to Alex for being a wonderful caretaker in the last year, and also to Charlie for her wonderful care and attention she gave Eugenia.

Patsy McBryde Apr 4 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia Thompson

linda higgins Apr 4 2017 12:00 AM

One great lady. She will be missed by many. I am glad I got to know her.

linda higgins Apr 4 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia Thompson

Crystal Hennings Apr 1 2017 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May God bless and comfort you all.
Love ,
Mike and Cindy Johnson
Bryan and Crystal Hennings
Michaela Kirby

Crystal Johnson Hennings Apr 1 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia Thompson

Johnny Lipscomb & family Mar 31 2017 12:00 AM

I have known Eugenia most of my life. She was a wonderful lady and a great teacher.Always involved in things . I wish the family my best esp. Fran &Everett.

Johnny Lipscomb Mar 31 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugenia Thompson

The Eskridge family Mar 30 2017 12:00 AM

Eugenia holds a special place in our family's heart and lore. When we first moved to Sanford and dad went to work for the school system, Eugenia was his immediate boss; hence his loving nickname of "Chief" for her that we all used from time to time. She became a great friend to our family, and it was a joy to see her a few years ago at mom's 80th birthday in Southport. It meant a lot to us that she came down for that. And I had the pleasure of introducing her to my wife, Honora, who enjoyed her company tremendously. Everyone enjoyed Eugenia's company; she was a unique and special lady. Our condolences to all.

Toye Eskridge Mar 30 2017 12:00 AM

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