Lonnie Jay Thompson of Genoa
Lonnie Jay Thompson, 66, of Genoa, WV, went to be with the Lord, Friday, October 14, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, WV. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Wayne, WV with Elders Ivory Williamson, Roger Maynard, Brothers Clifford Napier, and David Adkins officiating. Burial followed at Community Memorial Gardens in Wayne, WV. He was born on March 31, 1945 in Wayne County, WV, a son of Sylvia Thompson of Wayne and the late Frank Thompson. Lonnie was a member of the Salem United Baptist Church, retired from ACF Industries, and Steel Workers Local #1652. Survivors include his loving wife, Virginia Sue Thompson of Genoa, WV; one son, David Allen Thompson and wife Melissa of Genoa, WV; three sisters, Janice Winters of Indiana, Wilma Cassidy of Wayne, WV, and Bonnie Maynard and husband Raymond of Genoa, WV; one brother, Ronnie Thompson and wife Gerry of Lavalette, WV; and one granddaughter, Kyndall Thompson of Genoa, WV, who was the love of his life. Pall bearers were members of Salem United Baptist Church.