Thompson, Sheila Jean

Friday, October 13, 2017
Sheila Jean Thompson, 69, died on October 11, 2017, in Fleming Island, Florida, after a long illness,

Sheila is survived by her children, Michael Ford, Jr., and Michelle Ford, and brother, Ben Bryant Thompson.

She attended White Oak Elementary, and Red Bank High, moving to Florida where she remained until her death. 


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