Betty Thompkins

Obituary of Betty Thompkins

Betty L. (Quarles) Thompkins, age 74, was born on November 10, 1942 in Lynch, KY to Robert L. Quarles, Jr. and Ethel Mae Bailey.  She passed away on October 25, 2017 at her home.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and loving caregiver.  She enjoyed life to the fullest, but she especially enjoyed working in her yard and dancing.  She married J.C. Thompkins on September 19, 1959.  She leaves behind her son Marvin L. Thompkins; daughter, Marva L. (Gary) Quigley; four grandchildren, Marra L. Thompkins, Terra Quigley, Jasmin Quigley, and Chaz Quigley; great grandson, Prince Caiden Quigley; and one great granddaughter on the way; sister, C.J. Walker of San Jose, CA; nephews, Arron, Elton, Kolade Awoyade; and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert L. Quarles, Jr. and Ethel Mae Locke; grandmother, Josie I. Gibson, Grandfather, Louis Gibson, Sr., Uncle Rev. Louis Gibson, Jr.; grandfather Robert L. Quarles, Sr. and grandmother, Gertrude Quarles.


A memorial service will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 12:00PM at Lake Erie Church of God, 3050 Antioch Rd., Perry, Oh with Rev. Bruce Gibson officiating.