Eleanor Morrisette Thompson was born on August 18, 1942, to the late Rudolph and Mildred Blue. She was affectionately known as “Poochie” and “Miss Ellie”. She was educated in the public schools of Duval County graduating from Matthew Gilbert High School class of 1958. She furthered her education at Edward Waters College and Florida A&M University.
Eleanor was employed with Avante Villa of Jacksonville Beach for over 32 years beginning as a CNA, a Supply Clerk, and retiring as the Activity Director. She was a faithful member of Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Mayport, Florida where she served diligently as Missionary, Church Clerk and in the choir. Eleanor was the visionary for the Caring and Sharing Ministry that served dinners to the community of Mayport and Beaches areas; as well as serving in the community individually by delivering dinners to the homes of the sick and shut in.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her daughter, Tanya Blue; parents, Rudolph and Mildred Blue; and great grandson, Raheem Martin.
Eleanor leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Rudine Williams, Ernest Thompson, Jr. and Milissa Thompson; devoted sister, Marva Beauford (Roy); grandchildren, Dineshia Youngblood (Kristofor I), Joshua Thompson, Jasmine Blue and Taniya Blue; great grandchildren, Aliyshia Coleman, Oscar Coleman, IV, Kristofor Youngblood, II, Javion Youngblood, Zaikeria Youngblood, Ahmari Youngblood, Mekhi Thompson, Khaleai Thompson, and Jo'Shiya Thompson; great granddaughters, Khorri Martin and Royal Coleman; nephews, Terence Beauford, and Lance Beauford; niece, Kendra Beauford; goddaughter, Pamela Van Horn; godsisters, Barbara Gail Andrews, and Paula Wilcher; godbrother, Jermaine Price; honorary grandchildren, Romon Lattimore, Brittney Lattimore and Che’Rish Lattimore; her eldest and devoted cousins, Louise Blossom, Adel Wiley, and Carolyn Green; longtime friends, Theodore Martin, Delores Hicks, Linda Martin and Reverend Mattie Freeman; and a host of close cousins, other relatives and many friends.
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