Nova May Thompson

04/06/1933 - 03/18/2020

Longtime Tempe resident and Arizona native, Nova May Plumb Thompson, 86, passed away on  March 18, 2020.

Nova May Plumb Thompson was born April 6, 1933 in Globe, AZ, to Moses Presman Plumb and Unisa Victoria Mackey.  Nova married Lawson Kay Thompson on December 22, 1956.  Nova is survived by two sons, Scott Kay Thompson, and Kyle Lee Thompson, her brother Jack (Erlene) Plumb of Woodruff, AZ and her sister Cleo Phillip Salter of Law Crusas, NM.

Nova was a loving and kind caregiver.  She helped raise her siblings and was an excellent mother to her two children.  She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints.  She quietly served many people in leadership positions as well as individually.  She never spoke poorly about anyone.  Prior to her husband’s death, they served together in the Mesa Family History Center and The Mesa Arizona Temple.  Her life and Christ-like charity touched many people who called her mother, Aunt, Sister and Friend.

She will be buried on Saturday March 28, 2020 at the Clay Springs Arizona Cemetery where a graveside service will be held at one p.m.

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