BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter email@example.com Sunday, July 01, 2018
The centenarian, who was also congratulated by the Queen of England, Elizabeth II on her 100th birthday, was a devout Christian and was of the view that her longevity was a manifestation of her Christian faith.
But, aside from her active church life, serving the Salvation Army, the Jamaican Movement for the Advancement of Literacy (JAMAL) — now Jamaican Foundation For Lifelong Learning (JFLL), among other activities, Thompson had fond memories of driving and horseback riding.
“I drove car at Dover Race Track,” she said earlier. “I won the race. I love driving and horseback riding; I prefer car driving (but) I love both of them,” she divulged during a visit by members of the Roman Catholic Church, on behalf of the pontiff. more