Jessie L. (Harrison) Thompson

Jessie L. (Harrison) Thompson, 93, formerly of 1712 14th Ave., Altoona, passed on Monday morning in Raleigh, N.C.

To mourn, she leaves her children: Cheryl Perry of Raleigh, N.C., Roger Thompson (Ida) of New Bern, N.C., Kathy Best (James) of Raleigh, Sandra Thompson of Harrisburg and Letitia Thompson of Beltsville, Md.; and a sister, Helen Coburn of Raleigh.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earmon Thompson Sr.; a son, Earmon “Sonny” Jr.; and a daughter, Jacqueline.

Jessie was a member of the Women of Color Club and a former member of Bethel AME Church, Altoona.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, at Piney Grove AME Church, Raleigh, N.C. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.