The Life of Shirley Mae Thompson
Shirley Mae Thompson Shirley Mae Thompson passed away peacefully at the age of 80 on Saturday, July 30, 2016.Shirley was born on August 2, 1935 in Cedartown, Georgia to Charlie and Beatrice Ammons. In 1957, Shirley married Louis Thompson and soon moved to Akron, Ohio. Shirley was a teacher for Akron Public Schools Head Start Program and retired with 32 years of service after influencing the lives of numerous children and their families.She was preceded in death by her sister, Frances Young and her brother, Charles (Tank) Ammons. Shirley''s daughter Nila Thompson also preceded her in death and waited for her to arrive in heaven.Shirley leaves to cherish her memory her children, Kenneth (Sharon) Thompson and Daphne Thompson of Akron, Ohio, Andre Thompson of Virginia and Vincent (Rachelle) Thompson of Barberton, Ohio; sister, Colleen Ammons of Atlanta, Ga. She will be dearly missed by her nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.