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Freda Grace Thompson, 84, of Fredericksburg went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Thompson had retired from Stafford County schools. She was an avid gardener. Her heart was always with all children.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Preston Burton Thompson; children Preston G. Thompson, Bruce E. Thompson, Darrell L. Thompson and Sylvia Newsom and her husband, Steve; her sisters, Nicktie Goins and Madge Smith; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, David Burton Thompson.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.
A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.
Online guest book is covenantfuneralservice.com.