Mary Lee Rogers Thompson
Mary Lee Rogers Thompson, 85, of 5714 Old Highway 421 South, Deep Gap, passed away Sunday evening, March 24, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.
Mary Lee was born July 24, 1927, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Coy and Eula Miller Rogers. She was the owner and operator of Thompson's Seafood in Deep Gap for many years. Mary Lee was a member of Gap Creek Baptist Church and attended Emanuel Baptist Church.
Mary Lee is survived by three sons, Earl Parlier and wife, Teresa, of Baltimore, Md., Mike Parlier and wife, Teresa, and Terry Thompson and wife, Allison, all of Deep Gap; one daughter, Annette Salyards and husband, Randy, of Hickory; one sister, Betsy Greene of Salisbury, and her companion, Gene Phillips of Deep Gap. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward L. Parlier; her second husband, John Thompson; one son, Randy Parlier; one granddaughter, Stacey Lee Parlier; three brothers, Ernest, Wayne, and Jack Rogers, and one sister, Shelby Schmuck.
A memorial service for Mary Lee Rogers Thompson will be conducted 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Emanuel Baptist Church in Deep Gap. Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Coffey and speaker and musician, Brother Clint Kimbrough.
The family will receive friends 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday at the church prior to the service.
Online condolences may be sent to the Thompson family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.