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Stephanie Thompson, 1982-2019

Stephanie Lee Thompson, 37, of Lake Wales passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at AdventHealth Lake Wales.

She was born March 18, 1982 in Nuremburg, Germany. She has been a resident of the area since 2013 coming from Brandon, FL. Stephanie was an amazing person, awesome mother to 4 children, and loving wife. She home schooled her children and was part of several Home-Schooling groups. She met her husband at the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, FL. She previously served as a sign language interpreter for the school district. She was a strong advocate for foster care and adoption. Stephanie had a heart of gold and only cared about spreading love.

She is survived by her husband of 15 years Joseph Thompson, sons Joshua Thompson, Nehemiah Thompson, Gabriel Thompson, daughter Isabelle Thompson, mother Laura Herres of Brandon, father Roger Herres and wife Sheryl of North Carolina, sister Jessica Ferguson and husband Shawn of Parrish, FL, brother Michael Herres and wife Lisa of Valrico, FL, step sister Brook Brannen of Riverview, FL.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Fishhawk Fellowship Church 15326 Fishhawk Blvd. Lithia, FL. Reception will follow the service.

In lieu of flower donations can be made to

Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is in charge of arrangements.


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