Evelyn Kaye Thomas Thompson, age 70, died Saturday, August 15, 2015 in Johnston Health. She was born August 16, 1944 in Johnston County to the late William Rexford and Evelyn Fitzgerald Thomas. Kaye was a substitute teacher with the Johnston County school system for seventeen years and an additional eight years full time at Smithfield Middle School. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Smithfield.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home with the Rev. Lee Colbert and Elder Harold Pittman officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverside Extension Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 pm just prior to the funeral service.
Surviving are her husband Tommy Thompson; son, Jeff Thompson of Selma; daughters, Ida Smith and husband Steve of Harrisburg and Sherri Creech and husband Frank of Smithfield; sisters, Dianna Pittman and Charlotte Markham both of Micro and Sue Markham of Pine Level; 4 grandchildren, Andrew Smith, Garrett Smith and wife Mallory, Emma Creech and Olivia Creech and one great grandson, Waylan Garrett Smith.
Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to Johnston Health Foundation
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PO Box 1376, Smithfield, NC 27577, Attn: Angel Fund or First Baptist Church, 202 South 4th Street, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com