Leesa Kathleen Ferguson Thompson, age 48 of Oneida, TN, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at her home. Born April 29, 1973, she was the daughter of William Jerry and Gaynell Thompson Ferguson.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oneida, where she enjoyed being a part of the White Column Hand Bell Choir for several years. Leesa was a graduate of Oneida High School and continued her education at Roane State Community College where she completed her degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Leesa had a true heart for serving others, which was demonstrated by her unwavering devotion to her parents. She had a great passion and love for her family and friends, but especially spending time with her son, Connor and wife Tara.
Leesa was preceded in death by her grandparents: Carl and Beulah Ferguson of Oneida, TN, and Raymond and Kathleen Thompson of Maryville, TN; Connor’s father: Ashley Thompson; aunts and uncles: R. V. and Eva Coppenger, and Raymond (Buddy) Thompson.
In addition to her parents, Leesa is survived by her son: Connor Thompson and wife Tara of Johnson City, TN; sister: Jenni Crane and husband Tim of Concord VA; nephew and niece: Taylor and Emma Crane; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; special friends, including: Miche West, and Amy Meade.
Friends may visit with the Thompson family on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Oneida with Bro. Philip Kazee officiating. Music will be provided by the First Baptist Church Choir, and Tim Crane.
The family has chosen cremation.
Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Leesa Kathleen Ferguson Thompson.
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