Thompson-Abrams, Janet L

Janet Lou Thompson Abrams, 83, of Elloree passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020.

The daughter of the late Clarence Rosco Thompson and the late Dorothy Kidd Thompson, Janet was born on February 12, 1937 in Fort Gay, West Virginia.  She was the middle child of three daughters.  Her sisters are the late JoAnne Thompson Vest (David) and Delores Jean Thompson Romine Smith (Gene).  She attended public schools in Ceredo, West Virginia, and graduated with honors from Ceredo-Kenova High School.  Janet graduated with a master’s degree in Education from Marshall University in Huntington West Virginia.  Janet’s teaching career spanned 28 years at Ceredo Elementary School and Ceredo Middle School.

Janet is survived by her husband of 62 years Gerald Mason Abrams,  two children Jon Kevin Abrams, and Jody Kay Abrams Sughrue (James), three grandchildren Jordan Lewis Mikalauskas, Heather Abrams and Lauren Abrams, one great grandchild Leonas Mikalauskas, and six nieces and nephews.  Janet was predeceased by her parents, her older sister JoAnne, and her nephew Jeffrey Lee Vest.

Janet was a devout Christian, a loving and generous wife, sister, mother and grandmother.  She was a former member of Locust Grove Baptist Church, Buffalo, West Virginia and a current member of Lake Marion Baptist Church, North Santee, South Carolina.  Janet was actively involved in the church.  She was a Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher, member of Women on Missions and served on various church committees. 

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Lake Marion Baptist Church, 1182 Scott Lake Rd, Summerton, S.C. and will be officiated by Pastor Larry Kennedy.  A graveside service will be held at Old Docks Creek Cemetery, Docks Creek Road, Kenova, West Virginia on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. and will be officiated by Tom Baisden, Pastor of United Methodist Church, Ceredo, West Virginia.