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Alma Thompson

ROCK HILL -- Alma Wells Thompson, 89, of 1098 Woodshire Court, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at her residence.

A native of Gastonia, N.C., she was born Oct. 31, 1919, a daughter of the late Jackson and Annie Wells Wells and was the widower of Benjamin Franklin Thompson. She was a member of the former White Street Baptist Church and a homemaker.

A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Thompson will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Devinney officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday prior to the service and other times at the residence.

Memorials may be made to Oakdale Baptist Church, 1249 Oakdale Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

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Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home is serving the family.