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Citadel News Service
25 Jun 2015

In memory of Mrs. Myra Thompson

The Citadel community joins many in the Lowcountry in mourning the loss of Mrs. Myra Thompson who was killed June 17 Myra Thompson Charleston educator while teaching a bible study class at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a member of The Citadel Graduate College Classes of 1994 and 1999.

Mrs. Thompson was a pastor at the church and a life-long educator and learner who earned two Masters in Education degrees from The Citadel graduate college. She graduated in 1994 with a M.Ed. in Reading Education and then graduated in 1999 with a M.Ed. in Secondary Counselor of Education.

She is profoundly missed by her husband, Reverend Anthony Thompson, three children, 11 brothers, three sisters and a large extended family, and is remembered fondly by her many friends, colleagues and former classmates.

Mrs. Thompson’s obituary can be read here. Her guest book can be signed here. Condolences and memories can be shared here.

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