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Virginia Thompson, 89, of Fairmont, passed away Oct. 4, 2017, at Fairmont Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 4, 1928, daughter of the late John and Laura Becker Knobel.
She was employed by Westinghouse and the Palace Restaurant before spending much of her life as a homemaker. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church.
Virginia is survived by five children, Leona Marie Weekly Long and husband Robert of Fairmont, Raymond Thompson and wife Mable "Pinki" of Fairmont, Deborah Hinerman and husband Mike of Worthington, Kit Thompson of Fairmont, and Jennifer Backman and husband Artie of Fairmont; nine grandchildren, Raymond H. "Butch" Thompson and wife Amy, David Daniel Thompson, Michael Weekly and wife Helen, Jeannie Spitznogle and husband Gary, Michael Hinerman, Michelle Riggs and husband Jeff, Desiree' Register and husband Cory, Autumn Backman, and Hunter Backman; 13 great-grandchildren, Raymond Thompson, Dakota Thompson, Matthew Riggs, Johnny Riggs, Brittany Riggs, Cayson Hinerman, Alayassa Miley, Troy Register, Cory Register, Alex Weekly, Garrett Spitznogle, Daija Weekly and Bailey Weekly; three great-great-grandchildren, Carter Pope, Carrington Riggs and Ganynn Riggs; and a special niece, Linda Carr.
In addition to her parents and husband, Raymond Daniel Thompson, she is preceded in death by five brothers, Robert, Johnny, Albert, Walter and Emmett Knobel; two sisters, Elizabeth Wallbrown and Isabella Parrish; and one great-grandchild, Riley Ann Weekly.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Tygart Center Fairmont Campus.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave. in Fairmont. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on October 5, 2017
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