Birth Date: 01/12/1939
Deceased Date: 05/24/2021
Smithfield – Norma Collins Thompson, age 82, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 24, 2021, in Smithfield Manor Rehab Center. She was born a daughter of the late Ivey and Lucy Collins in Onslow County on January 12, 1939. She is preceded in death by her late husband Paul Thompson, previous husband Donald Branch and special sister-in-law, Shelby Branch. She was a member of Wilsons Mills Baptist Church for many years. She enjoyed playing piano by ear, going to the beach on girl trips with her daughters and granddaughters and spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma with the burial to follow In Selma Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m.
She is survived by her daughters, Lynne Wallace (husband Percy) of Princeton, Beth Marcom (husband Davey) of Smithfield, son, Keith Branch (wife Sandra) of Smithfield; brothers, James Collins, Douglas Collins, Delma Collins, and Gary Collins, grandchildren, Jason Wallace, Andrea Cole, Brad Marcom, Andy Dixon, Dana Branch, Lindsay Stenger, Kaylee Stenger, great-grandchildren, Jack, Juliette, Sawyer, Raegan, Ryleigh, Addyson and Theo.
In honor of Mrs. Thompson, the family would suggest memorial contributions to the Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church Karing Kitchen, 652 Swift Creek Road, Smithfield, NC 27577.