Shirley Mae Thompson

Shirley Mae Thompson was born January 27, 1946 to Walter Jones and Catherine (Cannady) Huckleberry in Keystone, West Virginia. She departed this earthly life on April 11, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio.

Shirley Mae attended Kimball High School in Kimball, WV. Shirley Mae moved to Columbus when she was 16 years old. In 1962, Shirley Mae married the love of her life Robert Thompson and bore 5 children during their union. Shirley Mae managed her uncle A.C.’s carryout store, and was also employed by Discover Card. Shirley Mae enjoyed fishing, playing cards, bingo, watching her grandchildren play, she loved Madea movies; and entertaining company that would come to visit. Shirley Mae was a people person that exhibited love wherever she went.

Shirley Mae is preceded in death by parents Walter Jones, and Catherine (Cannady) Huckleberry, children Lamarr Huckleberry, Rolisha Huckleberry, brothers Kenneth Huckleberry Sr., James Huckleberry, sister Libby Huckleberry, and stepfather Finney Huckleberry.

She leaves to cherish her memory with husband Robert Thompson of Columbus, OH., children Shedderrick (Georgette) Thompson, Michael (Madeline) Thompson, Robert (Edward Stiger) Thompson, all of Columbus, OH., brothers Clifton (Dawn) Huckleberry of Bluefield, WV., John Huckleberry of Columbus, OH., David Smith of Keystone, WV., sisters Diana Ziglar of Kimball, WV., Dreama C. Merriweather of Graham, NC., Leila M. (John) Joyce of Suffolk, Virginia, Sheila R. (Willie) Giles of Waxhaw, NC., 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchilren, special extended daughter Leevexter Norman, special friends “bug” Sullivant, Dorothy Watkins, Alice Wynn, and Milton Green, Caregiver granddaughter Shee-on Thompson, also a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 720 Mt Vernon Ave.

Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Gardens.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Praying for comfort and strength for the family.
    Continue to rely on, and know that he hears your prayers during this difficult time. May the God of peace be with you all.

  2. Sincere condolences to Shirley Mae’s Family. May the God of Comfort be with the Family during the days ahead.

  3. I’m So Sorry For Your Loss , My Heart goes out to the Thompson Family…

  4. Artisseia Williams (Tish)

    Love you robin and I know she’s watching you like she always has!

  5. So sorry for your loss prayers for the family.

  6. Mr.&Mrs.Arnold (Ruby) Prewitt

    Prayers and Condolences to the family of Shirley Mae lean on the everlasting arms of the Lord he will be ur strength in this time of need..

  7. All of us from the Wakefield family want to offer our condolences to the family. We love you all and may she rest in heaven the Father as well as with other loved ones and friends. Prayers to you all.

  8. Arlene Russell

    My deepest sympathy to the family, I pray that God give you the strength to get through this difficult time. All my love.

  9. Condolences my Sista may God continue to comfort you and your family Much love always

  10. Timothy wagner

    Mom Shirley made me /us feel like we were her sons. GOD bless her. Mom Shirley will be missed.

  11. Miss Shirley I will miss her smile and her sweet words that she would say to me when I would see her and I had a bad day she was the greats.

  12. To the family and friends of Shirley Mae, I am so sorry for your loss. Death is never easy on the family and no words can express it. We have promised blessings ahead in which there will be no more suffering, sickness or death! (Revelation 21:4)

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