Benton, ME- Glennis C. Thompson, 85, went home to be with her Lord on Oct 8, 2015, while residing at Mt St Joseph Nursing Home in Waterville, ME. \r\n\r\nGlennis was a twin born July 30, 1930, in Benton to Clarence and Isabelle (Germon) Pottle.\r\n\r\nOn Sept 11, 1948, Glennis married the love of her life, Norman C. Thompson, and they enjoyed 49 years together until his death in 1998. Glennis was a lifelong resident of Benton until entering Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home in Waterville, ME in 2011. \r\n\r\nShe attended Lawrence High School, and in later years graduated top of her class receiving her GED through the Portland Adult Education. She started working at Keyes Fiber Company after school along with her sister’s Ella and Mavis and they were all known to be very hard workers. After her marriage, she was a homemaker for many years, and then worked as a nurses aide at both Seton and Thayer Hospitals and retired as a unit secretary from Thayer Hospital. \r\n\r\nGlennis worked with the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, was active at the Benton Falls Congregational Church (and their baked bean suppers). She later attended Faith Evangelical Free Church in Waterville, ME, and then the East Benton Christian Church. Wherever you saw Glennis you would usually see her twin, Mavis. Glennis and Norman shared a full life of hard work on the farm and their jobs, and enjoyed numerous and varied activities. They loved including family and friends on their adventures.\r\n\r\nGlennis could be found swimming, walking, shopping, fishing, doing crafts, sewing, snowmobiling, card parties, gardening, making cakes, traveling and attending UMO basketball games during the Cindy Blodgett years. She would also be found at Lawrence High School football and basketball games. Her home was always a center of activity, and a gathering place for holidays, and parties. \r\n\r\nGlennis was predeceased by her parents, Clarence and Isabelle Pottle; her husband Norman Thompson; her brothers Lawrence Pottle and his wife Hester, Jim Pottle and his wife Eileen, and Ed Pottle; her sisters Ella Peavey, twin sister Mavis Chase and her husband Nathan (Bob) all of Benton; brother-in-law Basil Thompson and his wife Hilda of Fairfield; sister-in-law Sara Heseltine and her husband Charles of South Portland, ME; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.\r\n\r\nGlennis is survived by her son Gerald Thompson and his wife June, son Daniel Thompson and his wife Sandra all of Benton, ME;grandson Russell Thompson and his wife Janice of Benton, ME; granddaughter Sarah Moulton and her husband Jon of Waterville, ME; and granddaughter Michelle Thompson of Colorado Springs, CO; great grandchildren Christopher Thompson, Kyle Thompson and Lindsay Thompson of Benton, ME, Zoe Moulton of Waterville, ME, and Jasmyne Frappier of Colorado Springs, CO; and great great grandson Jackson of Clinton, ME; brother-in-law Leon (Bill) Peavey; sister-in-law Fay Pottle both of Benton, ME; along with many nieces, nephews, and a few Canadian cousins. \r\n\r\nThe family would also like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Mount Saintt Joseph for their love, kindness and care of mom these last four years. Special thanks also to the Hospice Angels who provided care and comfort to mom these final weeks and support for the family. \r\n\r\nVisiting hours will be held at the Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield, ME on Friday, October 16, from 6-8 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 17, at 11 a.m. at Faith Evangelical Free Church, 250 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville, ME, with Glennis nephew, Pastor David White, officiating. A reception will follow at the church. \r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Glennis' memory to: Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area, 304 Main St, Waterville ME 04901 or the E Benton Christian Church, 507 E Benton Rd, Benton ME 04901.