MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, January 25, 2007 at Doctors Hospital, Mrs. Barbara Joan Thompson, 73, wife of Ollie Richard Thompson, Sr. Mrs. Thompson was a native and lifelong resident of Augusta. She was a retired beautician, a member of North Augusta Country Club and a lifelong Baptist. Family members in addition to her husband, include her daughters: Kathy Thompson McKnight and husband, David of Evans, Ann Thompson Isbell and husband, Carl of Fayetteville, GA, Patricia Thompson Morrison and husband, Barry of Martinez; son: Rick Thompson and wife, Cathy of Panama City, FL; sisters: Sarah Dukes Ellington and husband, Jerry of Milledgeville, Marcia Dukes Brooks of Wilmington Island, GA; brother: David Dukes and wife, Joann; mother: Jennie Boyette Dukes of Augusta; sister-in-law: Mary Dukes; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her brother: Hugo Dukes and father: Mars C. Dukes. Graveside services will be held (today) Sunday, January 28, 2007 at 2:00 P.M. in West View Cemetery with Rev. Bo Prosser officiating. Memorials may be made to the Jud C. Hickey Day Center, 1801 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484.
The Augusta Chronicle-January 28, 2007