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Mary Catherine Powell Thompson

November 10, 1933 — March 31, 2020

Ms. Mary Catherine "Cat" Powell Thompson, age 86, of Wilson was called from labor to reward on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. A private funeral service for family will be held Saturday.

Loving and lasting memories will always be cherished by her four daughters, Joyce Powel McLaurin (Robert), Linda Powell Wiley (Roderick), Wanda B. Taylor, and Jeanine B. Wiley (Howard) all of Wilson, NC; one son, Elder Douglas E. Barnes (Belinda) of Zebulon, NC; one granddaughter whom she reared, Tammy P. Ruffin; twenty-two grandchildren, thirty-seven great grandchildren, thirteen great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild; one son-in-law, William Hunter; a host of cousins, relatives, and friends, including Mr. David Diggs of Wilson, NC.  

A public viewing will be held Friday, April 3, 2020 from 3 pm to 6 pm at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson. Please remember the Thompson family in your prayers.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to  

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

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