Carolyn Dopson Thompson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

by | April 17, 2017 10:59 am

Last Updated: April 19, 2017 at 11:02 am


Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

ISLANDTON-Mrs. Carolyn Dopson Thompson, 76, of Islandton, entered into eternal rest Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 11 am, Thursday, April 20, 2017 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Varnville-Hampton Chapel. Interment will follow in Adnah United Methodist Church Cemetery, Adnah Church Road, Islandton.

Born April 19, 1940 in Walterboro, she was a daughter of the late Eddie Harden Dopson and Verta Ruth Dopson. She was a member of Adnah United Methodist Church. She loved fishing, working in her garden, and loved just being in the outdoors. She loved Pepsi-Cola and was great at knitting and sewing. Most of all, she loved her family, cooking for all of them, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are: her husband of 59 years, Walter Lee Thompson of Islandton; son, James Allen “Jimmy” Thompson of Lattimore, N.C.; grandchildren, Steven Wayne Stanley, Teresa Nicole Collis, and Shawn Christopher Thompson; 11 great grandchildren, sister, Judy Moore of Islandton; and brother, Eddie “Bobby” Dopson of Islandton.

The family received friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 pm at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, VARNVILLE – HAMPTON CHAPEL, 1074 Yemassee Highway, Varnville, 803.943.5016. Visit the online registry at:


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