Evelyn F. Thompson

February 7, 1925December 5, 2018

After a long battle with Alzheimers, Evelyn Thompson passed away at home on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. She was born on February 7, 1925 in Gaston County to the late John Pinkney and Mollie Meekins Finger. She was preceded in death by her husband William Lander Thompson, and nine brothers and sisters.

She is survived by two daughters and one son; – Myra Stevens of Valdosta, GA; Ken Thompson (Jackie) of Denver, NC; and Nancy Taylor (Ron) of Charlotte, NC; nine grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 7, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, at McEwen Funeral Services located at Sharon Memorial Cemetery on Monroe Road. A graveside service will follow at Evergreen Cemetery on Central Avenue at 2:30.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at, or to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.


  • Visitation Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, December 7, 2018

Evelyn F. Thompson

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Zanda Couch

December 7, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. Evelyn was a wonderful lady. She will be missed.
Those we love can never be more than a thought away, for as long as there’s a memory they live in our hearts to stay.