Alice Marie Thompson, 64, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, and Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home, 2609 S. Main St., Roswell. Services will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at 10 a.m., at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow in South Park Cemetery.
Alice Marie Thompson was born Oct. 16, 1946, to Wilson and Ruby Wheeler. Alice touched the hearts of so many people throughout her life. She drove a school bus for Pollard Bus Co., for 20 years. She held a special place in her heart for children with special needs. She was the definition of unselfish, and never met a stranger. She enjoyed activities such as ceramics, sewing, reading, camping and fishing. Family meant everything to her and she loved spending time with her grandchildren. In addition to her father, Alice was preceded in death by her sisters, Sandra Wheeler, in 1991; Linda Smith, in 2002; and Evalyn Steaden, in 2009.
Alice is survived by her mother, Ruby Wheeler; sister Rene Swann and husband Bill; partner and best friend Robert Hamby; daughter Martha Lightfoot and husband Allen; son Kenneth Roberts and wife Jennifer; four grandchildren, Eric Wade, Sara Lightfoot, Nathen Roberts and Ryan Roberts; and numerous nieces and nephews. Alice was a wonder ful mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a true blessing to everyone who knew her. We know that she is now in heaven. Alice, you will be missed.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.