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Evelyn B. (Bible) Thompson

May 18, 1929 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 92)


Evelyn (Bible) Thompson, age 92, of Petersburg, WV departed this life Friday, December 31, 2021 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg.  She had been in declining health for one year. 

Evelyn was born on May 18, 1929 at Teterton , WV and was the daughter of the late Fred Bible and Maggie Belle (Casto) Bible.  In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Gifford Thompson in 1981 and one brother, Fred Bible Jr.

Evelyn is survived by one brother, the Rev. Earl Bible and wife Doris of Seneca Rocks, WV; one niece Armanda Heavner and husband Steve; a number of great nieces and nephews. 

Evelyn was a graduate of Circleville High School class of 1947.  Shortly after graduation she got married and moved to the Washington, D.C. area.  She was a dental assistant for several years. Later she and her husband moved back to Petersburg where she worked for Judy’s Drug Store until she retired.  She was a member of the Grove Street United Methodist Church. 

Family will receive friends Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. 

Funeral service will be Monday, January 3, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Hakes officiating.  Interment will be in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens in Petersburg, WV. 

Those who wish to remember Evelyn in a special way may make memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN or Shriners Hospitals for Children, P.O. Box 947765 Atlanta, GA 30394.


January 2, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Funeral Service
January 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

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