Beatrice Hancock Thompson, 80, of Columbus, GA passed away Friday, February 09, 2018 at her home in Columbus. A funeral service will be held at Vance-Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 beginning at 11:00 A.M. EST with the Reverend Deawn Richards officiating. The interment will conclude the service at Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the funeral home from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. EST.
Mrs. Thompson was born December 1, 1937 in Buena Vista, GA to the late Alfie Lucile Posey Hancock and Captain Van Riper Hancock. She was a member of The Church of Columbus. She retired from Gordy Construction Company as office Manager. She loved reading and was very dedicated to her church.
Other than her parents, Mrs. Thompson is preceded in death by her loving husband of sixty-two years, John Carlton Thompson; two sisters, Era Dell Hastings and Frances Smith; and one brother, Chester Hancock.
Survivors include one daughter, Laura Michelle Karleskint (Randy) of Skiatook, OK; two sons: Curtis Wayne Thompson (Judy) of Columbus, GA and Brian Keith Thompson of Phenix City, AL; two sisters: Nera Bell Cook of Columbus, GA and Betty Jean Hanner of Ashburn, GA; eight grandchildren: Ashley Brooke Stewart (Josh) of Warner Robins, GA, Sarah Paige Thompson of Columbus, GA, Brianna Dawn Helms (Brandon) of Phenix City, AL, Andrew Blake Thompson of Phenix City, AL, Kristin Michelle Karleskint of Stillwater, OK, Andrew Scott Karleskint of Kansas City, MO, Tim and Christyn Champagne and Jennifer and Brandon Nees all of Broken Arrow OK; ten great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews .
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to The Church of Columbus, 2001 Double Churches Road, Columbus, GA 31909.