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Bonnie Thompson

June 28, 1925 — April 20, 2022


Canton – Bonnie Blaylock Thompson, 96, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Autumn Care of Waynesville.

Bonnie was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County and a daughter of the late John and Mary Burnette Blaylock.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jackson C. Thompson, who died in 1976; a daughter, Jackie Thompson Deaver; and twelve siblings. Bonnie worked at Waynesville Country Club and Springdale Country Club and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son, Barry Thompson of Canton; one grandson, Morgan Deaver of Canton; two sisters, Margret Blaylock of Canton and Cheryl Sanford of Maggie Valley; two great-grandchildren, Addison and Jacklynn; and 29 nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Dr. Perry Brindley officiating.

The care of Mrs. Thompson has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

261 Dix Creek Rd, Canton, NC 28716

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