Mrs. Thompson died at 7:25 a.m., Friday, August 8, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born August 10, 1925, at Trail, Missouri, to William Riley Hicks and Lola Tate Hicks. On June 9, 1944, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Acie A. Thompson, who preceded her in death on April 24, 1995. Mrs. Thompson cooked for Fairview school for many years, worked at Biscayne Market and was a babysitter to many children who still referred to her as Grandma Thompson. Mrs. Thompson was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle.
She is survived by three children, Billy Thompson, wife, Linda, Gladstone, Missouri, Roger Thompson, wife, Patty, West Plains, Missouri and Lola Pattillo, husband, Rex, West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jennifer Pattillo, Houston, Texas, Crystal Blanks and husband, Richie, West Plains, Missouri, Connie Thompson and Carol Munkirs, both of Gladstone, Missouri, Jeff Thompson and Misty Thompson, both of West Plains, Missouri; seven great-grandchildren, Jennifer Munkirs, Michelle Munkirs, Madison Thompson, Morgan Thompson, Samantha Stiner, Jared Blanks and Zack Blanks; one sister, Juanita Smith, West Plains, Missouri; one brother, William Hicks, wife, Minnie, West Plains, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, three sisters, Pauline Billups and husband, Fred, Iretta Young, Lorene Aborn and husband, Robert, one brother, Dwayne Hicks and one great-grandchild, Beau Stiner, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideon Bible Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.