WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Mary Catherine Powell Thompson

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Mary Catherine Powell Thompson, 86, of 500 Newbern St., Wilson, was called from labor to reward on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. A private funeral service for the family will be held on Saturday.

Loving and lasting memories are cherished by her daughters, Joyce Powell McLaurin (Robert), Linda Powell Wiley (Roderick), Wanda Taylor and Jeanine B. Wiley (Howard), all of Wilson; her son, Elder Douglas E. Barnes (Belinda) of Zebulon; one granddaughter, whom she reared, Tammy Ruffin; 22 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

A public viewing will be 3-6 p.m. on Friday at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 S. Tarboro St., Wilson.

Condolences may be directed to carronsfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home.