SALEM - Olivia Sage Thompson, age 9, of 927 Franklin Avenue, Salem, Ohio, died at 5:45 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Akron Children's Hospital in Akron. She was born March 7, 2003 in Brewton, Alabama, the daughter of Billy and Elizabeth I. (Dickey) Thompson.
Olivia was a 4th grade student at Reilly Elementary School and a member of the First United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Children's Church Choir. She loved fishing, being outdoors and swimming.
Her parents, Billy and Beth Thompson of Salem survive her along with a brother, Skylar Thompson of Baring, Missouri; maternal grandparents, Bill & Fran Dickey of Port Clinton, Ohio formerly of Salem; and paternal grandmother, Glenda Schulte of Brewton, Alabama; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
An aunt, Allison Fithian preceded her in death.
Services will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Douglas George officiating. Calling hours will be held at the church on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. Interment will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Reilly Wall Project, Salem Preservation Society, PO Box 1034, Salem, OH 44460 and Humane Society of Columbiana County, PO Box 101, Salem, OH 44460.
Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. This obituary may be viewed and condolences may be sent to the family online at www.starkmemorial.com.