Ethel May Thompson

Screenshot_2019-06-26-10-08-30Ethel May Nuckols Robertson Thompson, 88, of Goshen, Virginia died Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Lexington, Virginia.

She was born September 15, 1930 in Goshen, Virginia, the daughter of the late Herbert Glenwood Nuckols and Maggie Lena Bryant Nuckols.

Ethel was formerly employed as a seamstress for many years with many companies.

She was formerly a member of the Craigsville Rescue Squad, as well as an avid biker who loved to ride her Harley and went by the nickname “Sapphire”.

Ethel is survived by her nieces and nephews, Delores Hinkle and husband Richard, Charlotte Phillips, Danny Clifton and wife Melinda, Becky Clifton Clark, Tommy Clifton and wife Donna, Gail Gentry and husband Chuck, Ricky Clifton; special great niece, Christine Forbes; great nieces and nephews, Travis Clifton, Will Smith, Kate Gentry, Lee Clifton, Michael Clifton, Christopher Clifton, Serria Clifton, Cheyene Clifton; 14 great great nieces and nephews; and a special Pomeranian, Foxy.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Anderson Robertson and William “Joe” Thompson; and her brothers and sisters, Janie Plogger, Fairbee Clifton, Daisy Nuckols, and Roy Nuckols.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Craigsville Funeral Home, and at the home of Charlotte Phillips at all other times.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Goshen Baptist Cemetery with Claudette Wilcher assisting.

Pallbearers will be Richard Hinkle, Travis Clifton, Danny Clifton, Dwayne Parkins, Coty Lilley, and Steve Lilley.  Honorary pallbearer will be Thomas Clifton.

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