Frances Isabel (Jones) Thompson

April 15, 1921 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 100)


Frances Jones Thompson, 100, of Orangeburg passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 surrounded by her family. 

A graveside service will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton St, Orangeburg. 

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Mrs. Thompson’s grandsons and great-grandsons, Robert D. Jackson, Jr., Galen K. Campbell, Hugh “Bill” Jackson, Buddy F. Jackson, Dillon H. Jackson, Hunter T. Watkins, Matthew W. Jackson and  Jacob D. Watkins.

Mrs. Frances was born on April 15, 1921 in Lone Star Community.  She was the daughter of the late Fred Auld Jones and the late Carrie Isabel Carson Jones.  She was the widow of Hugh D. Thompson.  She along with her late husband owned and operated Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.  She was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.  Mrs. Frances was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary with the Edisto Shrine Club and the Eutaw Chapter #162 of the Order of the Eastern Star.  She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Hugh D. Thompson; sisters, Sarah Jones Schardt, Marie Jones, Miriam Jones Stroman, Carolyn Jones Stroman; brothers, George L. Jones, Fred A. Jones, Jr. and Robert C. Jones.

Survivors include her children, Barbara T. Creel of Clinton, Darol T. Campbell of Orangeburg, Dennis Thompson (Joy) of Orangeburg; Sandra T. Rickenbaker (Thomas); grandchildren, Sandra C. Watkins (Joey), Robert D. Jackson, Jr. (Sharon), Kenneth E. Creel (Stacey), Galen K. Campbell, Hugh “Bill” Jackson (Fran), Carrie Creel (Tobias Holden), Buddy F. Jackson (Crystal), Tommy Rickenbaker, Jr. (Tina), Sherrill Ray (Jeffrey); great-grandchildren, Lauren S. Jackson, Dillon H. Jackson, Hunter T. Watkins, Matthew W. Jackson, Hunter Furgalack, Jacob D. Watkins, Claudia Creel, Logan E. Jackson, Henry Creel, Hannah Creel, Jack Creel; great-great grandchild, Addison R. Jackson and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Mrs. Frances’ caregivers, Salena Jenkins, Shirley Randolph, Carolyn Wannamaker and Homestead Hospice for their love and support over the past few months and years.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at 1356 Amelia St, Orangeburg, S.C. 29115     

Friends may call or come by the residence or at the funeral home.

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