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Shirley Thompson, 77, Russell Co., KY (1937-2014)

She was a native of Russell County, KY, the daughter of the late Arthur and Marie Hale Anderson. She was a store clerk at K Mart and a member of Bethlehem Separate Baptist Church. She leaves 13 direct living descendants.
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Shirley Thompson, 77, of Blanchester, Ohio (formerly of Russell County) died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. The funeral service for Shirley Thompson will be 1pmCT. Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Rev. Daryl Coe officiating. Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11amCT, Thursday October 16, 2014, at the funeral home.

Shirley Thompson, 77, Blanchester, Ohio (1937-2014)

She was born April 28, 1937 in Russell County, KY. She was he daughter of the late Arthur and Marie Hale Anderson. She died Tuesday, October 14, 2014, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH at the age of 77 years, five months, and 16 days.

She was a store clerk at K Mart and a member of Bethlehem Separate Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Lynn Davis; a grandson, Caleb William Polston; a great grandaughter, Riley Christine Bass; a sister, Alice Foutch; 4 brothers, Glenn, Phillip, Harold, and Gary Anderson.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two children: Rev. Mike (Lois Mae) Polston, Blanchester, Ohio; and Pamela Sue Caldera, Ohio

  • One sister: Barbara Sue (Michael) Foley, of Russell Springs, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Charity (John) Bass, Aaron (Jodi) Caldera, Zebadiah (Lindsey) Polston, Josh Caldera, Gabriel Polston

  • Six great grandchildren: Hanna Polston, Blake Coffman, Kenley Polston, Camden Polston, Zoey Polston, and Aliza Polston.
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Bernard Funeral Home 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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