LaVerne Idolia Thompson of Richmond died on Aug. 4. She was 57 years old.
She is survived by her sons: Shawn Henley and Twain Thompson; grandchildren: Deshawn Henley, Kimari Henley, Shawn Henley Jr., Anniyah and Dangle Ben; sister, Collette Thompson; brothers: Warren and Dean Thompson; nieces: Kyra Hanley, Latoya Henley-Ledesma, Leenisha C. Henley, Karima I. Henley, Kheaila and Shanette Thompson; nephews: Kheal and Ronald Thompson; great niece, Cah’Liyah Henley; great nephews: Romont Reefer, Qumande Henley, Allan Simon Jr., Rashad Henley, Jose and Moises Ledesma. She is also survived by aunts: Elodia Maria Thompson Davis, Idolia M. Peart and Una Thompson; uncles: Claude George and David Civil; cousins and other relatives: Merlene Felicien, Cleota Hill, Magnolia Drummond Paul, Ruth Nadine Glasgow, Ezra Nanton, Cyprian King, Marva Benjamin, Evelyn Phillips, Innocencia Charles, the Walker family, the Turbe family, the King family, the George family, the Drummond family, Janette, Loten, Harvin, Davis, Winifred Canton and family, Avilia Branch and family, Yvonne Huntt and family, Claudia Willock and family, Eileen Hector and family, and Rosaline Galloway and family. Other survivors include: sisters-in-law: Cassandra Thompson and Francilla Fontaine; special friends: Josephine B. Hector, Luis Perez, Christine King, Norma Barnes, Audrey Botas, Cynthia Liburd, Mary Hodge, Evelyn Phillips, Lucia Sackey, Linda Barnes, Annabelle Ramos and First Assembly of God members; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, at the First Assembly of God. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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