Pearl Thompson, 92 of Waynesburg, died Feb. 26, 2011, in Aultman Hospital.
She was born April 7, 1918, in Canton to William and Rebecca (Buchanan) Hamberg. She was a housewife and an inspector at the Timken Co.
She graduated from McKinley High School in 1938, served as treasurer of Magnolia Grange #1698 where she was a member for 53 years and a member of Pomona, State and National Grange, International 1918 Birthday Club and a 4-H Advisor for 21 years. Pearl was well known for her pie baking.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Thompson, who died in 1985, and a brother George Keys. She is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Edward) Medved of Malvern and Shirley Beatty of Malvern; a son, Raymond George (Kathryn) Thompson Sr. of Malvern; 7 grandchildren, Raymond George (Sheri) Thompson Jr., Lisa Davis, Angela Grubb, Vincent Thompson, Denise (Shawn) Glasure, Jason and April Dulaney; and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Fr. Joe Zamry officiating. Burial will be in Sandy Valley Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday 5-8 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Magnolia Grange #1698 c/o Elaine Rose at 7050 Minerva Rd. SE, Waynesburg, OH 44688.