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Alton Thompson

March 6, 1925 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 94)

Obituary

Alton Thompson, age 94, of Spindale, NC, died Saturday, December 14, 2019, at Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills. 

He was the son of the late George Merlin Thompson and the late Pearl Henson Thompson. Alton was a native of Rutherford County and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, Alton was preceded in death by his first wife, Beatrice Harris Thompson, daughter, Geraldine Thompson, son, Steven Thompson, sisters, Louise Conner and Edith Wagner, and brothers, James Thompson and Lindberg McPherson. 

He is survived by his wife: Hilda Enloe Thompson. 

One Daughter: 
Deborah Grindstaff and her husband Steve

One Step-son
Harold Enloe and his wife Rhonda

Four Grandchildren
Kaitlyn Evitt and her husband Nicholas, Kourtney Grindstaff, Bruce Thompson, Steven Thompson and his wife Sarah 

Two Great-Grandsons
Nicholas Thompson and George Thompson

Four Step-Grandchildren
Caleb Enloe, Josh Enloe, Stephanie Insley, Hannah Hensley

Five Step-Great-Grandchildren 

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The funeral service will be at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 3:00 PM, Thursday, December 19, 2019 with Reverend William Swink and Reverend Eric Reedy officiating. Interment will be at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. An online guest register is available at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 19, 2019

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
563 Pleasant Hill Church Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 19, 2019

3:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
563 Pleasant Hill Church Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
December 19, 2019

Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery
1850 Poors Ford Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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