Maxwelton-Blanche Maddy Thompson, 92, passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Greenbrier Manor in Fairlea after a life well lived.\r\nBorn Apr. 9, 1921, at War Ridge, Monroe County, she was the daughter of Lemuel Kenna and Lou Esta Shumate Maddy.\r\nIn her younger years, she worked as a beautician in Washington, DC, and in Hinton, and as the smiling face behind the counter at Thompson\u2019s Market in Maxwelton, a business she and her husband owned an operated in the 1960s and 1970s. With her husband, she also lived and farmed in Monroe, Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Lewisburg, now the Lewisburg Baptist Church.\r\nIn addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband of 60 years, Alton Thompson; two sons, Eddie K. and Kenna Ray Thompson; sister, Mary Grove; and three brothers, Woodrow, Leonard and Frank Maddy.\r\nSurvivors include: three daughters, Sandra Woods (Rodney) of Los Lunas, New Mexico, LouElla Lewis (Chuck) of Lewisburg and Ruth Warren (Sam) of Frankford; two sisters, Clara Pack of Roanoke and Helen Helms of Hinton; brother-in-law, Bill Thompson (Estelle) of Nimitz; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.\r\nThe family would like to extend a special thank you to the residents, staff and extended \u201cfamily\u201d of Greenbrier Manor, who provided a caring home for their mom in her last years.\r\nFuneral services for Blanche will be Saturday, Aug. 10, at 2 p.m. at New Hope Methodist Church at Marie with Rev. Hayden \u201cSkip\u201d Furrow and Rev. Jonathan Comer officiating.\r\nInterment will follow in the church cemetery.\r\nThe family received family and friends Friday evening, Aug. 9 at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.\r\nAnother visitation will be held one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Informal attire is appropriate for Saturday\u2019s funeral service because of the family reunion!!\r\nIn lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations of sympathy be sent to: New Hope Cemetery Fund, HC 65 Box 110, Wayside, WV 24985, or Greenbrier Manor Activity Dept., RR 2 Box 159A, Lewisburg, WV 24901, or a charity of one\u2019s choice.\r\nPlease send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.