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Nannie Mae Thompson

November 14, 1939 ~ April 11, 2022 (age 82)


Nannie Mae Thompson was born on November 14, 1939 in Greer, SC. She was a daughter of the late Bell (June) Cohen and the late Matt L. Beachum.

Educated in the public school system of Spartanburg County, SC, she was a graduate of Florence Chapel High School.

A former employee of Greer Mill and Spring Industry, she was a faithful Member of Spirit And Truth Ministries where she served as Church Mother, Usher, Sunday School Teacher and in The Kitchen Ministry. Her culinary skills were always appreciated.  

Nannie loved people and it was obvious. She often greeted you with a hug. After retiring she worked as a care giver for many children and elderly people

Early on Monday Morning, April 11, 2022, she was summoned from her earthly home in Duncan, SC to her heavenly home.

Nannie was preceded in death by her siblings: Douglas, Marvin and Melvin Beachum, Jimmy Cohen, Billy Jean Ballenger, Gwendolyn Riser, Evelyn Dennis and Lola Mae Davis.

Left to cherish loving memories are: a daughter, Shelia Thompson of the home; grandsons, Joshua (Shadera) Thompson of Wellford, SC, Brian (Bridgette) Thompson of Boiling Springs, SC, Byron (Shaquaila) Thompson of Duncan, SC and Mika’s Miller of the home; sisters, Lydia Davis and Emma Scott of Greer, SC, Brenda Wright of Duncan, SC, Tillie Edwards and Gail Cohen of Duncan, SC; sisters-in-law, Shirley Beachum and Nellie Kelly; great granddaughters, Myionna Miller, Chava McDowell, Lynnae Miller, Mikal Miller and Briley Thompson; a host of  nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Viewing will be held Friday, April 15, 2022, from 1:00 until 6:00 PM in the Fred Singleton Slumber Room of the Gilmore Mortuary.  

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, April 16, 2022 in Spirit And Truth Ministries, 301 Wilson St., Greer, SC with Bishop Courtney Cohen, officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.  

Her remains will be placed in the church one hour before the services.

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24 Hour Viewing
April 15, 2022

1:00 PM
The Fred Singleton Slumber Room Of The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, South Carolina 29650

Funeral Service
April 16, 2022

1:00 PM
Spirit & Truth Ministries
301 Wilson St.
Greer, SC 29651

Interment following funeral service
April 16, 2022

Highland Cemetery
Highland Avenue
Greer, SC 29650

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