Linda Gibson Thompson, 72, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. She was born March 27, 1947, in Wilkes County to Willie Stafford and Marie Day Gibson.

Mrs. Thompson is survived by her husband, Robert Samuel Thompson; a son, Joshua Tyler Thompson and wife, Grace; a daughter, Jessica Hautau and husband, Ted; seven grandchildren, Josiah, Anna Grace, Lily, Ava, Eliana, Ethan and Luke; her sisters, Billie Gibson Wooten and Susan Gibson Barnhill and husband, Guilford; and her nieces and nephews, Laura, Terry Jr., Melinda, Meredith, Jon and Katie.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Terry Wooten Sr.

She truly enjoyed time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Salemtowne's Babcock Healthcare Center in the Amos Room at 5130 Indiana Avenue in Winston-Salem. A brief graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. at Temple Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery in Ronda.

The family would like to extend a special thank-you to the staff at Salemtowne for the many years of love and compassionate care given to Linda. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Salemtowne, Development Services, 1000 Salemtowne Drive, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106.

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