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Obituary of Marion Templeton Thomson

MARION ESTELLE TEMPLETON THOMSON Marion Estelle Templeton Thomson, 86, of Lynchburg died Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at The Carrington. Born in Appomattox County on August 1, 1921 she was a daughter of the late John Parrish Cardwell, Sr. and Mary T. Cardwell. Mrs. Thomson graduated as Valedictorian of her class in 1938 at Concord High School. She was also a graduate of Phillips Business College. She was employed by the Campbell County School Board for 33 years and served as Clerk of the School Board for 12 years. Mrs. Thomson was a member of Rustburg United Methodist Church where she was a charter member of the Mary Hylton Circle. She was also a Sunday School Teacher for several years. Mrs. Thomson was the wife of the late Floyd S. Templeton and the late Alfred S. Thomson. She is survived by a daughter, Vivian Templeton Crist of Lynchburg. A son, H. Wayne Templeton, M.D. and his wife, Jo of Mableton, GA. A step son, Clay Thomson and his wife, Norvelle of Lynchburg, a sister, Mary Ellen Parker and a brother, J.P. Cardwell, Jr. and his wife, Virginia. Six grandchildren, Michele C. Harvey and her husband, Rick of Lynchburg, Frank C. Crist, III of Lynchburg, Faith C. Novak and her husband, Jason of Lynchburg, Dr. Jason S. Crist of Lynchburg, Brett Graham and his wife, Melissa of Marietta, GA. and Lori T. Gomez and her husband, Dion of Powder Springs, GA. and eight great grandchildren. A celebration of Estelle's life and faith will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 15, 2008 at Rustburg United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Ecklund officiating. Internment will follow in the Cumbie Memorial Cemetery, Rustburg, Va. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 8:30 PM at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel. The family suggest that memorial donations be made to the Cumbie Memorial Cemetery, 1218 Village Hwy, Rustburg, Va. 24588. Diuguid Funeral Service and Crematory, Waterlick Chapel, 237-2722, is proud to be assisting Estelle's family.
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