have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7
Marie Worley Thompson was born September 2, 1936, to the late Hester and E.L.
Jones, departed this earthly life on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Duke Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.
Marie accepted Christ at an early age and joined Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church where she served in numerous auxiliaries.
Marie was married to the late J.C. Thompson Sr. She was preceded in death by twosisters, Lizzie Whitley and Virginia Nealy;
one brother, James L. Worley; and onestep son Norris Edwards.Marie
was a faithful and dedicated member of EBC. Affectionately called Mrs.Marie, she was a member of Naomi Chapter 561 OES Marietta NC, EBC praise teamand various other choirs. She loved to sing and praise God and it wasdemonstrated when you were in her presence.
Marie was employed at Munsingwear Corporation and Rosenwald High Schoolbefore her retirement. She took great pride in working at both locations. Mariealso loved to cook, garden, sew and fish.
Marie leaves to cherish her loving memories a devoted daughter Carolyn Roberts(Jeffrey); six step children, James Thompson Jr., Larry Edwards, James Jones, Helen Romano (Juan), Evangeline Thompson and Connie Tart; two granddaughters Sharie Roberts Campbell (Brandon) and Brittany Roberts; two great-grands Brayden Campbell and Jayden Roberts. Three sisters who she loved dearly Flora JonesMcInnis, Catherine Barr and Ethel Mae McDowell. And a host of nieces, nephews, friends and church family.
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