Carol Thompson 81 passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, VA.
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She was born on June 20, 1938 in Durham, N.C. and grew up in Chapel Hill, N.C. Carol lived majority of her life in N.C. and TN working as an RN (direct pt care, teaching and administration.)
Carol received her nursing degree BSN from UNC Chapel Hill, N.C. in 1960.
She is preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children; Leo Simpson, Jr. and her second husband; Harry S. Thompson and one son; Scott Simpson.
Carol is survived by her children; Leo “Chip” Simpson III and Leslie Simpson Kidd, and her six-grandchildren; Sidney Simpson, Mackenzie Simpson, Lexi Simpson, Elijah Kidd, Madeline Kidd and Artey Simpson, one brother; Thomas Yeager and one sister; Kathleen Yeager.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 11:00 am -12:00 pm with a memorial service at 12:00 noon at East Tennessee Funeral Home 2630 Hwy. 75 Blountville, TN. The burial will follow at 1:00 pm in the garden of Solomon at East Tennessee Cemetery in Blountville, TN.
East Tennessee Funeral Home & Cemetery is honored to serve the family of Carol Thompson.