Violet "Irene" Thompson, 93, of Worthington, passed away Saturday (June 2, 2018). She was born Aug. 10, 1924 in Monongah, the daughter of the late Orval Vernon and Bessie Mae Davidson Satterfield.
Irene graduated from Monongah High School in 1943. She worked at the family business then Worthington farm supply, now known as Thompsons of Worthington. Irene was a member of Worthington Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, vacationing with her family at Myrtle Beach and watching West Virginia Mountaineer football and basketball games on TV.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Junior Thompson, who she married July 27, 1944.
She is survived by two sons, R.D. "Donny" Thompson III and wife Brenda and D. Kim Thompson and wife Debbie; six grandchildren, Jake, Brian, Wendy, Jacob, Les, Ben and spouses; one brother, Stephen "Bucky" Satterfield and his wife Rose of Charleston; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Betty Satterfield of Monongah; brother-in-law, Bob Kennedy of Florid; and two loving caregivers, Susie Jett and Natasha Metz. She was currently a resident of Fazios elder care in Monongah.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Virginia Lipinski, Eleanor Louise Kennedy; and two brothers, Donald "Neil" Satterfield and Orval "Bud"Satterfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Wings of Hope at 327 Medical Park Dr., Bridgeport, WV 26330.
Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Harmer Funeral Home in Shinnston. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018 with Pastor Charlie Chipps officiating. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Mausoleum.
Online memories and condolences may be shared at
A service of the Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.
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