Mary Ridgeway Thompson
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  • Berea United Methodist Church- Soup Kitchen
    1247 Lem Road
    Cordesville, SC 29430

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“Dear John and family, Mac and I were sadden to hear of Mary's passing. You are all in our prayers. When we think of Honey Hill, we think of Mary and...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Penny and Mac Mcdonald - Lyman, SC

“Aunt Mary has been heavy in my thoughts lately, now I know why. I am so sorry I missed you.Lisa, John ,Denise, Uncle Johnny, I pray God ...by His...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Deborah Johnson - Charleston, SC

“Lisa and Denise I am so sorry for your loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers to you all in your time of sorrow. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Chandler - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry for the great loss of your beloved wife, mother, aunt, sister. As a child of God, heaven has welcomed her home. All of you will be in...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jerri Davis - Boone, NC

“Mrs. Thompson was our Tax Preparer for years. Wishing the family strength and comfort in the days ahead. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Lloyd & Amy Edwards - Charleston, SC

“We pray for God's peace for Mrs Mary's family. May she rest in peace with Jesus. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Karen and William Lewis - SC

“I will remember Ms Mary for her smile & laughter, her kind heart & of course her home cooked meals! She will be greatly missed by so many. Heaven has...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Connie Meyer McDaniel - SC

“In our childhood, Mary and I were practically raised together. I loved her very much and won't be far behind. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: LeGrand Groves - Oxford, FL

“Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss! I didn't know you Mom but feel like I did after listening to Thomas talk about her all these years. I'll say a...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Helen Plunger - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Dick worked with Mary over the years beginning with Greg Smith's Tax Service in 1982. We look forward to seeing and talking with her every year. ...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Dick and Louise James - SC

“Lisa and Brenda,I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your families. You have my deepest sympathy. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Margie Player - Mt. Rest, SC

“Alan & I send our deepest sympathies. She was loved by so many. She loved her children & grandchidren so much. Our prayers are with y'all. We...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jan Anderson


Mary Ridgeway Thompson, 79, of Jamestown, South Carolina, wife of John W. Thompson entered into eternal rest Thursday, January 28, 2016. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens . The family will receive friends Friday evening in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Mary was born January 22, 1937 in Charleston, SC, daughter of the late Theodore Ridgeway and Elesa Bazar Ridgeway. She was a Tax Preparer with Broach Tax Services. Mary was a volunteer at Berea United Methodist Church Soup Kitchen. She was a member of the Prayer Shawl Ministry of Jamestown Methodist Charge, and also a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.She is survived by her husband, John W. Thompson of Jamestown, SC; two daughters, Lisa T. Hilton (Thomas) of Charleston, SC, and Denise T. Watts of Dorchester, SC; son, John W. Thompson, Jr. (Kathy) of Jamestown, SC; sister, Brenda Canady (Brian) of Charleston, SC; four grandchildren, Jessica Weaver (Michael), Stephen Austin Watts, Lori Hilton, and Adrianne Hilton.

Flowers will be accepted and/or memorials may be made to Berea United Methodist Church, Soup Kitchen, 1247 Lem Road, Cordesville, SC 29430.

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