Marita Fay Thomson passed away December 2, 2017, after a brief but hard-fought battle with cancer. Marita was born on March 17, 1943, in Healing Springs, Arkansas, to Mabel and Haskell Lewis.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Steve Thomson; her four children, Dewayne Churchill of Roseburg, Greg Churchill of Myrtle Creek, Laura Turner of Sutherlin, and Jody McWaters of Roseburg; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her brother, Jimmy Thompson of Gentry, Arkansas; and many cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Mabel; her father, Haskell, who tragically passed shortly before she was born; her stepfather, Eugene; and her sister, Thelma.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 8th, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at Taylor's Family Mortuary 245 S. Main Street, Winston, OR 97496.

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