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Edra King Thompson

January 26, 1935 - June 24, 2022

Edra King Thompson, 87, of Hendersonville, passed away at the Elizabeth House on June 24, 2022. A native and lifelong resident of Hendersonville, she was the daughter of the late Lewis A. and Mae Potts King. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dexter J. Thompson, who died in 2016.

Edra was a graduate of Flat Rock High School and a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church. She was a loving wife and devoted mother who volunteered for 25 years at the Asheville VA Hospital.

She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Bayne (Jerry) and Teresa McCrary (Mike) of Hendersonville; her grandchildren, Christy Mills (Kelly), Angela Bayne, April Sykes, Amber Young (Jeremy), Aaron Eli Laughter (Marianne), and Kathy McCrary; her great-grandchildren: Dalton and Logan Mills, Haley Mills Evans, Cameron Simms, Emerson Sykes, Pearson, Carrick, and Leighton Young and Heidie Laughter; great-great-grandchildren; Whitney and Hadden Evans; brothers, Jerry King, and Benjamin Richard King.

A private graveside service for the immediate family will be held on July 1, 2022, per Edra’s wishes.

Memorial donations may be made to Four Seasons Hospice Foundation by mail at 211 N Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

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