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Tracy Thompson

Oct 15th, 1973 - May 3rd, 2020

A private Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. 



   Tracy Lynn Thompson, age 46, of Edgewood, Illinois, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

   She was born October 15, 1973, in Flora, Illinois, the daughter of Gloyd O. and Sheila Sue (Workman) Shipley.  She was united in marriage to George Edward Thompson Jr. on May 7, 2005, in Flora, and together they have shared almost 15 years of marriage.

   Tracy was a CNA and, in the past, had worked for Clay County Hospital, Flora Rehabilitation & Care Center, and Twin Willows Nursing Center.  She enjoyed the outdoors and camping, trips to the St. Louis Zoo and St. Louis Science Center, and crafts and photography.  She had a love for animals, especially her beloved dog Star Beth.  Family was very important to Tracy and she cherished her time spent with them.    

   She is survived by her husband: George Thompson Jr. of Edgewood; a brother: Gloyd “Bubby” D. (Andrea) Shipley of Salem; a sister: Angela Shipley of Edgewood, a niece: Elizabeth Mesnard; nephews: Triston and Micheal Mesnard, Rodney Cassidy, and Daniel, Charlie, Johnathan, and Scott Crain; stepmother: Doris Shipley; and several great nieces and nephews also survive.

   She was preceded in death by her mother: Sheila Shipley; father: Gloyd O. Shipley; father-in-law: George Thompson Sr.; mother-in-law: Betty (Black) Thompson; and a nephew: Dusty Cassidy.  

   A private Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora assisted the family with arrangements.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit:


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Chris Stidham

May 5th

We sure had fun when we were growing up. You will be missed. I know we lost touch for alot of years I'm sorry that we didn't hang out. Love you cousin. RIP

Kalvin Madeline ,Meredith

May 6th

Tracy you will be greatly missed.We had a lot of fun growing up .It was great having you for a cousin. RIP

Patrician Santos and family

May 6th

Prayers to your family .so sorry for your loss. .

Shawn Kirby

May 6th

I’m so saddened to hear about the passing of Tracy. She was in my class in school and I remember she was such a sweet and such a quiet girl. My condolences to her family. May God wrap his arms around each and every person who knew and loved her.

Mary Anne Pittman

May 6th

I remember working a lot of late night hours with her at Flora Care Center. She always was close to her family and talked about them all the time. I remember when she got marr I ed and how happy she was. She was a very good CNA and a very good person. Rest in peace, my friend.

Brenda Sparlin

May 6th

So very sorry for your lost.



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