Sarah Thompson, 73, of Albion, NY, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at her home with her loving family at her side. Born on February 27, 1940, in Wrightsville, GA, she was the daughter of the late John and Mamie Dent.
Sarah grew up in Georgia and later moved to Newark, NJ, where she lived up until 1980, then moving to Albion. In 1996, she married Deacon Thomas Thompson and was employed with the Orleans Co. Nursing Home. She was a member of the Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Albion and she enjoyed her flower garden, puzzles and video games.
She is survived by her husband, Deacon Thomas Thompson; children, Bennie Frank Moore of Orange, NJ, Maurice Riddle, Denise (Charles) Cornick, all of Albion, Shannon (Cortland) Corbett of Roselle, NJ; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marion Cotton of Medina and Sadie Randall of Newark, NJ; and a host of nieces and nephews. Besides her nine siblings, she is predeceased by a daughter, Connie Randall; and a son, Peewee.
Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 11 AM - 1 PM at the Bethel Baptist Church, Allis Rd., Medina, NY, where a funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM with the Pastor, Rev. James A. Smith, officiating. Burial will be in the Boxwood Cemetery, Medina. Memorials may be made in Sarah's name to Hospice of Orleans Co., P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411 or to Bethel Baptist Church, Allis Rd., Medina, NY 14103. Arrangements were made through the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY.
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