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Winona Avant Thompson, 91, the widow of Robert “Bobby” Thompson, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Williamsburg Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Thompson was born the daughter of Andrew Jackson Avant and Beatrice Avant Avant in Lancaster.  She was the former manager for several years of the Factory Outlet in Andrews.  She enjoyed cooking, working in the yard, and spending time with her family.  She was a faithful member of Spring Gulley Baptist Church where she served over the years as a Sunday School Teacher, choir member, and in the WMU.   She was a devoted wife, loving mother, cherished grandmother, caring sister, and a loyal friend.
She is survived by:  her children, Deidra Odom (Gene) and Robert Thompson (Sherry); five grandchildren, Kimberly Hysong (Paul), Kevin Cook (Lyndsay), Samantha Barrett (Chad), Cierra Virtue (Mike), and Seth Thompson; five great grandchildren, Koty Woodard, Reagan Woodard, Trent Lowder, Reese Hysong, and Jackson Cook; and one great great-grandchild, McKenzie Woodard.  She is also survived by:  four sisters, Helen Bodiford (Douglas), Bobbie McPhetridge (Jimmy), Patricia McKenzie (Elbert), and Judy Price (Larry).
She was predeceased by:  her parents; her husband; and a brother, Jack Elwee Avant.
A Home Going Celebration will be 11AM, Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Spring Gulley Baptist Church.  Officiating will be Pastor Tommy Barnhill and Pastor Geraldine Bednego.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.  
The Thompson family will receive family and friends prior to the service from 10 – 11AM in the church sanctuary.  
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Spring Gulley Baptist Church, 133 Dusty Circle, Andrews, SC  29510.
Due to Covid-19, the family asks that everyone please practice social distancing and facemasks as required.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Thompson family.
 

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