“Chris” Trent Thompson, 94 of Clarksburg went to be with the Lord on July 10, 2019. She was born September 4, 1924 at Elkhorn City, KY, the daughter of James Thomas and Bertha Artrup Roberts.
She grew up in Pikeville, KY and graduated from Pikeville High School. She lived most of her life in Salem and Clarksburg. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by one son, Terry Patterson and wife Vicki, Fairmont; one daughter, Becky Trent Colley and husband Russ Jr, Clarksburg; daughter-in-law, Connie Trent; one stepson, Robert Trent and wife Charlotte, Bridgeport; step daughter-in-law, Loraene Trent, Clarksburg; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, E.M. Patterson, Amos Trent and Ralph Thompson; one son, Ronald Trent; stepson, Jim Trent; seven brothers, Paul, Harold, Marvin, Bill, Morris, Claude and Clyde Roberts; one sister, Florice Roberts Mitchell.
Chris was Methodist by faith and loved the Lord, family, friends and had a special place in her heart for children. It gave her much joy to be a member and leader of VanHorn Mother’s Club for eleven years working with the other mothers to help the school and the children. She was a den mother for the Cub Scouts and leader for the Brownie Scouts in Salem.
She recently resided at Country Living Personal Care of Jane Lew where Sherry Sellers was her loving caregiver. Previously she was living at Serenity Hope of Good Hope where Debbie Jenkins and Lisa Fultz were her loving caregivers. When living at home she received care and assistance from Beverly Bolyard whom she loved dearly.
Chris had a heart so full of love she had no room for hate.
Family will receive friends at Greathouse Funeral Home, 1999 W. Main Street, Salem, on Friday, July 12, 2019 from 4-8PM and on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 11:00AM until time of Funeral Service at 1:00PM with Pastor Jim Murphy officiating. Interment will follow at Middle Island 7th Day Baptist Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to GreathouseFuneralHomeWV.com. Greathouse Funeral Home is honored to assist the Trent/Thompson family.
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