Martha C Thompson, 80 of West Salem died August 5, 2020 at her home. Martha was born June 6, 1940 in Polk Co., NC to parents Clarence and Maudie (Howard) Grigg. She married the love of her life Donald Thompson September 28, 1963. Martha not only cared for their children but also worked outside the home as well. She worked at Cresco as a seamstress & at Hedstrom in Ashland. Later she was a cook at Lodi Hospital & at Lyn-Way. Martha was a member of Truth Baptist Church and she continued to sew & quilt as a hobby.
Martha leaves behind her husband of 56 years, 3 children: Mark A (Betty) Thompson, West Salem, OH; Melanie (Billy) Workman, Cocoa, FL; Ryan “Mitch” (Jessica) Thompson, Polk, OH; three granddaughters: Ranelle Johns, Abigail Workman, Ashley Macy; two grandsons: Michael (Mickey) Thompson & Alex Thompson; a great granddaughter: Scarlett Macy; 2 brothers: C.E. “Gene” (Peggy) Grigg & Dennis (Gena) Grigg; 6 sisters: Joyce Morrow, Faye Howell, Kaye Warner, Louella (Ralph) Kuykendall, Sandra (John) Culbreth, Darlene (F.K.) McFarland all of N. & S. Carolina. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael L Thompson; grandson, Andrew; 2 brothers: David & Marshall Grigg.
The Funeral Service will be Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 10:30 AM at the Truth Baptist Church with Pastor Guy Solarek officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Ashland Co. Memorial Park, Ashland. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Truth Baptist Church, 12457 N. Elyria Road, West Salem, OH 44287. Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem is handling the arrangements. Those who wish to share a memory or make an online condolence may do so by visiting mattesonfh.com
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