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Virginia Lee Moore Thompson

Laurens, South Carolina

Virginia Lee Moore Thompson, age 89, of Laurens, and wife of 56 years to Cecil Carl Thompson, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Presbyterian Home of Clinton.

She was born in Laurens County and was a daughter of George Louis and Josie Jewel Carroll Moore. Virginia retired from SCDOT and was a member of Lucas Avenue Baptist Church and the Laurens Genealogical Society.

She is survived by her brother, Leon F. Moore of Columbia; her sister, Fay M. Prince of Columbia; her sister-in-law, Audrey T. Langley of Laurens; 4 nephews, Gary Prince (Janet) of Columbia, George Prince (Debbie) of Rabun Gap, GA, Chad Moore (Tonya) of Rock Hill, and Cory Moore (Caron) of Columbia; and her niece, Jolee Beaver (Jeff) of Abbeville.

In addition to her husband and parents, Virginia was predeceased by her sister, Dorothy M. Waddell and her infant brother, Willie Ray Moore.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Lucas Avenue Baptist Church. A private burial will be held in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Lucas Avenue Baptist Church from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Lucas Avenue Baptist Church, 101 Lucas Ave, Laurens, SC 29360.

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