Sibyl Bowman Thompson, 87 of Oxford, passed away June 5, 2016. Thompson was a longtime member of Salem United Methodist Church where she faithfully attended the Otis Nixon Sunday School Class. Most recently, however, she attended First Baptist Church, in Covington, and the Gleaners Sunday School Class. Her favorite pastime was traveling. Thompson was a friend to many in both the Salem community and Newton County. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Harold Thompson; parents, Robert Lee and Ethel (Culberth) Bowman and her six brothers.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Judy Thompson of Oxford, Keith and Tracey Thompson of Roswell; grandchildren, Leigh Ann and Mike Harris of Covington, Trey Thompson of Louisville, Kentucky, Brian Thompson of Atlanta; great-grandchildren, Graham Harris, Grace Harris, Sarah Joy Harris, all of Covington; sisters and brother-in-law, Doris Bowman Griffin, Peggy Bowman Tillman, Gwen Bowman Kickliter and her husband, Jack; brothers and sisters-in-law, Albert and Marie Bowman, Edwin Bowman, Joe and Jeri Bowman, Talmadge Bowman; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Thompson will be held Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 3 p.m., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Dr. Phil DeMoore and Dr. Cody McNutt officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Donations may be made in her memory to First Baptist Church – Building Fund, 1139 Usher Street NE, Covington, GA 30014.
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