Louise T. Staton

Published 10:53 pm Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Louise Thompson Staton, 93, of Saluda, N.C. went to be with the Lord Monday, November 5, 2012 at the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum, S.C.

A native and life long resident of Saluda, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Mamie Davis Thompson. She was the widow of the late Monty Staton who died in 1981.  Mrs. Staton was retired from GE of East Flat Rock, N.C. after 21 years of service. She was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church, Hendersonville, N.C.

Survivors include two daughters, Suzanne Bane of East Flat Rock, N.C. and Rebecca Rhodes of Mill Spring, N.C.; two grandchildren, John Kelly of Saluda, N.C. and Kim Buckner and her husband, Jeff, of East Flat Rock, N.C.; a great-grandson and her pride and joy, Chase Harris of East Flat Rock, N.C.; and a sister-in-law, Betty Thompson of Asheville, N.C. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sherry S. Kelly, who died in l993; sisters, Myrtle Phillips and Vernon Edgerton and brothers, John C. Thompson and Ernest Thompson.

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Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012 in Saluda City Cemetery, Saluda, N.C. with Rev. Greg Mathis officiating.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the caring staff of Hospice of the Carolina Foothills and ask that memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills at 130 Forest Glen Dr. Columbus, N.C. 28722.

An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.