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Marjorie Thompson

Aug 1st, 1925 - Jul 28th, 2022

Funeral Ceremony: 10 a.m. Thursday, August 4, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Interment: Rusk Cemetery

Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home

 

      Marjorie E. Thompson, age 96, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away Thursday evening, July 28, 2022, at her home surrounded by her children.

      She was born August 1, 1925, in Pisgah, the daughter of Parmer Earl and Anna Marie (Dennis) Sanders.  She was united in marriage to R.L. Thompson on September 10, 1945, in Holly Grove, Arkansas and together they shared 53 wedding anniversaries until his death April 4, 1999.

      Marjorie was a schoolteacher in a one room school in her early years and later a girl scout leader.  She enjoyed attending auctions, collecting Fenton glass, watching birds, and her black rabbit and fish.  She was an enthusiastic storyteller and could talk for hours reminiscing with family and friends.  Marjorie worked hard to have hot meals delivered to the farm and hay hands and also operated a chicken house to help provide for her family.  She was of the Christian faith.    

      She is survived by her children: David (Jencie) Thompson of Clay City, Thomas (Cheryl) Thompson of Clay City, Debera (Don) Williams of Flora, Rebecca (Ric) Fopay of Flora, and Regina (Tom) Brooks of Clay City; grandchildren: Tim (Cindy) Thompson, Tyler (Juli) Thompson, Tonya (Charles) Behnke, Kristina (Larry) Eastin, Vanessa Fopay, Evangeline Fopay, Daniel (Felicia) Fopay, Athena (Tom) Gordon, Mackenzie Stone, Sierra (Chris) Young, John (Amber) Thompson, Kaylea Mills (Justin Wille), Shane Thompson-Barfield, Homer (Maria) Barfield, and Nick Barfield; 38 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great grandchildren; a sister-in-law: Imogene Cox of Flora; and a son by choice: Kenny Hogan.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings: Harley Everett Sanders, Earl N. Sanders, Lena Patterson, Faye Erlene Hagen, and Ines Pringle; a grandson: Bryon Williams; 2 granddaughters: Laura Fopay and Karen Thompson; and a great-granddaughter: Tiffany Thompson.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 4, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow in Rusk Cemetery, Flora.  Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to any charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home.  

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Debbie King Casell

July 29th

Tom and Cheryl, my condolences to you at the passing of your Mom. I know you will miss her, but take comfort in knowing that she is reunited with the love of her life. You were blessed to have her as your Mom, and she was blessed to have such a caring and loving son and daughter-in-law. Cherish your memories as they will warm your heart and bring a smile to your face for her having had a life well lived. Love you guys. ❤️

John and Judy Lusk

July 29th

we wish to send our condolences to her family. We pray that God will comfort each of you in his loving way. R.I.P. Marjorie.

Smith Jennifer L

July 29th

I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful, sweet, beautiful woman. Cherish your memories ❤, love and prayers for all. Rest in sweet peace Marjorie🙏

Norman and Shirley Fry Workman

July 29th

Deb, Gina and rest of your family, So sorry for your loss. She was an angel, loved by all. May God bless and keep you all and give you comfort during this time. Sending lots of hugs and prayers for all of you. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.🙏🙏🙏

Bud and Linda Martin

July 29th

David, Jencie, Tom and Cheryl: Our deepest sympathies to you in your loss. Prayers for you and your families.

Pat Burt

July 29th

Remembering your family in prayer. Hold to the wonderful memories . . . knowing that Christians never say goodbye.

Judy Kamper

August 1st

My deepest condolences to the family on your loss. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Fryburger Darla

August 1st

I'm so sorry for your loss I love you guys with all my heart

Loy & June Stanley

July 29th

So sorry for your loss of a beautiful lady...

Alan Buck

July 29th

Sympathy is extended to The Family. Sorry for Your Loss. An Outstanding Member of America's Greatest Generation has passed.

Mike & Connie Spitzner

July 30th

So sorry to hear of Marjorie’s passing. A very special lady to so many people.

Kathy Brooks

July 30th

Wonderful lady, she'll be missed by all .So sorry for your loss.

David Bryden

July 30th

I offer my condolences and prayers to the entire family, at the time of grief and loss of a loved one.

Frank & Norma Hargis

July 30th

Pam (Glassford) Smith

July 30th

My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Margorie's family. May God bless you with peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Briar Bray

July 30th

I love you grandma rest in paradise ❤️

Sharon David

July 31st

My thoughts and prayers is for David, Deb, Becky, Gina, and Tom. To all of the spouses and all the grandkids/great grandkids. Marjorie was a sweet special lady that I was fortunate to grow up around this family. Prayers to all of you.

Tom and Laura Hale

July 31st

Deb, we were so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. You and Don will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Peggy Shroyer Leigh

July 31st

Thoughts and prayers to you all.

Pat Gilbert

July 31st

Tom and Athena...I am so sorry for your loss. Hold on to those precious memories. Praying for God's comfort to you all during this time.

The Walsh Family/stephen and Lynn Wilfong

August 1st

Jencie, I never had the pleasure of meeting your mother. It sounds like she was a wonderful lady. Please accept our sincere sympathy. The loss of a mother is like no other.

Tawanna White

August 1st

So very sorry for your loss...my thoughts and prayers are with the family... (HUGS TO YOU,GINA !!!! )

Jim and Jane Williams

August 1st

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

Herb&Teresa Williams

August 1st

So sorry for your loss . You and your family are in our prayers.

Dale and Cindy Henson

August 2nd

So sorry for your families loss, hugs and prayers.

Jessica Workman and Emersyn

August 2nd

Sending healing prayers and comfort during this difficult time. Grandma Marj was an incredible woman and she will be missed.

Steve & Misty (Wiegel) Wheeler

August 2nd

So sorry to hear this. She was always a delight to talk to . Loved hearing her stories. Prayers and hugs to all the family

Nancy Pearce

August 3rd

My sincere sympathy to all of the family. You are in my prayers.

Helen and Paul Donsbach

August 3rd

So sorry for the loss of your mom, Regina. 🙏💐💖

Paul & Regina Schnepper

August 4th

We Are so very sorry for your loss Condolences from our family to yours!!

Rick and Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

August 4th

What a wonderful woman. My parents were very good friends. She raised an awesome family and was one of a good kind. You will be missed by many. ❤️🙏

Farron Frutiger

August 4th

Sorry for the loss of your mother.

Karl & Kristy (Woomer) Kramer

August 10th

Gena, Jensie, Tom & families We are so sorry for your loss but your mom was one of the sweetest souls I've ever known. She lived a long life and must be in Heaven and knowing great peace with our God.

 

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