The Wayne County Outlook


January 29, 2013


1-30-13 —     May 12, 1928‹Jan. 24, 2013

    Elnora Thompson, age 84, of New Castle, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 24, 2013. She was born May 12, 1928 in Sumpter, Ky. the second daughter of 11 children to the late Floyd and Flonnie (Coffey) Slagle.

    She accepted Christ as her personal Savior at an early age and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She served faithfully until her health prevented her from attending.

    She liked to garden and work on the farm. She loved flowers and had beautiful plants every year. Her porch was one of her favorite places to spend time with her family. She made our house a home and wove her strong values and sense of integrity into the fabric of our lives.

    She showed by example that through faith and hard work anything is possible. She set her standards high and lived up to them. We will miss her everyday but are grateful to have shared the life of this special woman. We are proud she was our mother and grandmother. She will live on in our hearts and souls forever.

    Survivors include a daughter‹Carolyn (husband, Haven) Hughes, of Panama City, Fla.; a son‹Jim (wife, Rhonda) Thompson, of New Castle; six grandchildren‹Todd (wife, Katie) Walker, of Lynn Haven, Fla., Kim (husband,

Doug) Ebert, of Lynn Haven, Fla., Travis Walker, of Panama City, Fla., Ty Thompson, Brandon (wife, Tiffany) Thompson, Brittanie Mineyard all, of New Castle; eight great grandchildren;  sisters‹Gatha Baker, of Kipton,  Ohio, Mary (husband, Jim) Thorton, of Monticello, Ky., Kaye (husband, Joe) Lyons, of Spiceland, Sue Carter, of Monticello, Ky.; a brother‹Bro. Bobby (wife,

Beverly) Slagle, of New Castle; a special sister-in-law‹Deloris Criswell, of Monticello, Ky.

    She was preceded in death by her husband‹Herbert Thompson, whom she married June 11, 1949; a son‹Steve Thompson; several sisters and one brother.

    Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2013 in the funeral home chapel with Brother Bobby Slagle officiating. Burial was in the South Mound Cemetery-West Lawn Addition.

     Memorial contributions may be given to the Calvary Baptist Church, 2700 South Main St., New Castle, IN 47362.

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