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Former president Fay Thompson passes

(This news courtesy of Patsy Pittman, via the WV Writers Facebook page)

Fay Thompson, 81, of Ripley, a long time member and past president of WVW, passed away January 10, 2016.

Fay was a widely published author, particularly of mystery and romance short stories. Her brilliant sense of humor often spiced her writing as well as her conversation. She was a mentor to other writers, always ready with tips on publication and how to make a good story even better.She won many prizes in the West Virginia Writers Contest.

A very modest person, only Fay's closest friends knew she was a former Miss West Virginia 1952..

Fay will be missed by her husband Glenn and her four children: Sheila Ann Zubick, Sherry Lee Thompson, David Bruce Thompson and Brian Keith Thompson, as well as a legion of friends.

At Fay's request, there will be no visitation or memorial.

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