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Margie Knight Thompson
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Obituary for Margie Knight Thompson

Margie K. Thompson, 87, of South Pittsburg, TN, died May 13, 2017 in a Chattanooga health care facility.

The daughter of the late Robert Mancel and Frankie Mae Knight, she was a lifelong resident of South Pittsburg and a member of Holly Avenue United Methodist Church. Margie was a 50 year member and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, a former Mother Advisor to the Rainbow Girls, and a member of the South Pittsburg Garden Club.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Jo Knight Huckabee and Eva Jean Knight Holmes, and brother, Robert P. Knight.

Survivors include her husband, John F. Thompson of South Pittsburg; daughter, Brenda (Steve) Nelms of South Pittsburg; son, Johnny (Rhonda) Thompson of Chattanooga; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Central time on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Moore, officiating. Entombment will be at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends for visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 16 from 10:00 AM until service time.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that those wishing to send and expression of sympathy do so through the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416, www.hospiceofchattanooga.org or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942, www.stjude.org.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

16

May

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Service

Tuesday

16

May

11:00 AM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Cemetery Details

Location

Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens

3076 Main Street
Jasper, TN 37347


Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation

4411 Oakwood Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37416

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Memorial and Honor Program
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-1942
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