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Mrs. Johnsie Hamilton Thompson was born in Cherryville, NC on August 4, 1943 to the late Robert and Lillie Belle Hamilton.  She made her transition at Caromont Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Mrs. Johnsie joined New Beginnings Family Center and grew up in the Cherryville Township and graduated from John Chavis High School, Cherryville, NC.  She later studied Nursing in which she received an associate degree.  Her skills included working with the mentally disabled children, working at many nursing homes and private duty.  Until she could no longer work, she was a crossing guard.  She was also known for preaching on a radio station.

Mrs. Johnsie was a minister, a songstress and a writer.  She loved to cook her neck bones, pinto beans, corn bread and collard greens.  She as a very supportive, loving and free hearted lady that would take care of people and give a genuine word of encouragement.  Her priceless saying was "I love you and thank you."  She will be truly missed.

Johnsie was preceded in death by her husband: Robert Thompson; her parents: Robert and Lillie Belle Hamilton, brothers: James Hamilton, Haskell Hamilton, Preston Hamilton; sisters: Carrie Byers, Hattie Sheppard, Ollie Hannah and one son: Anzell Hamilton.

Mrs. Johnsie leaves to cherish her love and memory, two sons: Alex (Shea) Thompson of Gastonia, NC and William (Che'vere) Thompson of Waco, NC; eleven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; one sister: Linda Byers of Dallas, NC; one sister-in-law: Zonie Hamilton and a host of people that she loved dearly.

Celebration of life service: Friday; February 16, 2018; 3:00 p.m.; New Beginnings Family Worship Center-605 E. Maryland Ave, Bessemer City

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  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Gregory Funeral Service
  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
    Please accept my sincere regrets for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. The bible does provide us with comfort and hope in times such as these. Revelation 21:4 says that God will wipe every tear from our eyes and death and pain will be no more, this is especially comforting since we know this scripture has to be referring to the earth because these things don't exist in heaven.
    ~ Lisa L
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018
    Sorry for the loss my God bless the family
    ~ Julius E Johnson   Hinesville, GA