Marjorie Wiggins Thompson passed away in Panama City on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
She was born on Feb. 7, 1921 in Goldsboro, NC, the daughter of the late Lonnie Lee Wiggins of Goldsboro and Mary Frances Davis Wiggins from Cove City, NC.
She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Raymond Morris Thompson in Goldsboro, and her great-great-granddaughter, Hayley Grace Lane, of Hiram, Ga.; and brothers Lonnie Lee Wiggins, Jr., Charles Miller Wiggins and Frances Earl Wiggins.
She is survived by her son, Jerry Morris Thompson (Karen) of St George Island; granddaughters Holli Lea Thompson, Dallas, Ga. and Stevie Lyn, Panama City Beach; great-grandsons Alexander Lane (Lyndsie), Hiram, Ga. , Mathew Lane, Dallas, Ga. and great- great-granddaughter, Alexis Callie Lane; step-granddaughter, Jennifer Heusing (Jeff) and step-great-grandson, Cannon Heusing of Alpharetta, Ga. Survivors also include her sister-in-law, Mary Fowler Ward in Raleigh, NC and numerous nieces and nephews.
Affectionately called “Mamie” by her grandchildren; Mrs. Thompson was a longtime member of St. Luke United Methodist Church in Goldsboro.
She moved to Panama City in 2003 and resided at her beloved Mathison Retirement Home where she enjoyed playing bridge, bingo, Bunco and bowling on the Wii machine with many of her good friends. Her good humor, laughter and character will long be remembered.
A visitation will be held Saturday, March 23 at Seymour Funeral Home, 1300 Wayne Memorial Drive, in Goldsboro, NC from 1 to 3 p.m. followed by the service at 3 p.m. in the chapel. An entombment will follow the service in Wayne Memorial Park.
Another memorial service will be held on Friday, March 29 at 3 p.m. CDT for her friends at Mathison Retirement Home, at 3167 West Highway 390, Panama City.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Mathison Retirement Center, 3636 Highway 390 West, Panama City, FL 32405 or to Covenant Hospice, 107 West 19th St, Panama City, FL 32405. The family would like to express their deepest appreciation for the care these two organizations have provided to our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother over the past years and months.