May 4, 1958 ~ February 23, 2022
Born in: Greensboro, NC
Resided in: Fletcher, NC
Lisa Ann Thompson, 63, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at CarePartners Hospice Solace Center in Asheville, NC.
Lisa is the daughter of Judith Ann Spencer Thompson and the late Robert Blake Thompson of Fairview, NC. Lisa graduated from Lucy S. Herring High School in Asheville, NC in 1976. During her early and teenage years Lisa participated in the Special Olympics making many special friends. She enjoyed her work with several local businesses and especially her time at Ingles Market in Skyland. Lisa was a member of Arden Presbyterian Church. She loved music and dancing and loved watching her favorite television shows like “The Love Boat” and “Walker Texas Ranger”. Lisa looked forward every week to getting her TV Guide in the mail and reading the newspaper to tell you the weather for the coming week.
Lisa is survived by her mother, Judith Thompson, of Fairview, NC; a sister, Linda Hayes (Joe), of Lake Worth, FL; niece, Emily of Orlando, FL; and a brother, Blake Thompson (Jennifer), nephews, Robert, Bo and Sam of Fairview, NC, niece, Lindsey Kosydar (Andrew) of Archer Lodge, NC.
A memorial service will be held at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm with Reverend Dwight Basham officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.
The family graciously asked that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in Lisa’s name to ARC of Buncombe County, 50 S. French Broad Avenue, Suite 212, Asheville, NC 28802.
Thank you to the doctors, nurses and clergy at Fleshers Fairview Health Care Center, Mission Hospital and CarePartners Hospice Solace that showed such love and compassion taking care of Lisa.