DAVIS THOMPSON, LYDIA - Benton County, Arkansas | LYDIA DAVIS THOMPSON - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Lydia DAVIS THOMPSON

Bentonville City Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

October 11, 1866* - January 25, 1916
Wife of Dr JS Thompson

*Obituary
Gravette News-Herald
Friday, January 18, 1916

THOMPSON, Lydia L. DAVIS - The many friends of Dr. J.S. Thompson and family learned with deep regrets of the death of Mrs. Thompson which occurred Tuesday morning, Jan. 25th, 1916 at home on First street after a brief illness of pneumonia, aged 49 years, 4 months and 13 days. All members of the family were present when she died. The funeral was conducted Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. by Rev. Thomas Martin of the Methodist church; after which the funeral cortege boarded the Frisco train for Bentonville at which place the body was laid to rest in the family plot where two of her children had been buried some years ago. The people, all, of the wide acquaintance of Dr. Thompson and family here and elsewhere deeply sympathize with the family in their great loss.

*Obituary
Gravette News-Herald
Friday, January 28, 1916

Mrs. B.B. Davis, of Stillwell, Okla. arrived Tuesday morning just an hour before the death of her daughter, Mrs. J.S. Thompson.

*Obituary
Gravette News-Herald
Friday, January 28, 1916

Otis Thompson, principal of Cincinnati schools, was here at the bedside of his mother, Mrs. J.S. Thompson, during her last illness.

*Obituary (as written)
Gravette News-Herald
Friday, February 4, 1919

Lydia L. Davis was born Oct. 12, 1866; united with the Protestant M.E. Church at Wesley, Madison Co., Arkansas at the age of 15 years and has ever lived a consistent christian life. On July 15, 1888 she was married to Dr. J.S. Thompson. To this union were born 7 children, two having died; Gladys, aged 22 months and Helen, 20. The surviving children are: Prof. Otis E., aged 26; Edith, 23; Floyd, 21; Mildred, 12 and Elizabeth, 7. These five and the husband are left to mourn their loss. Other relatives who were present at the obsequies were W.E. Long, cousin, of Gravette; Mrs. B.B. Davis, mother, and Mr. B.E. Davis, brother, of Stilwell, Okla.; Mrs. Martha Harris, sister, Durham, Ark.; Messrs. Bent, Harve and Charlie Cate, nephews of Goshen, Ark.; Mrs. Joy Davis and Miss Lena Davis, nieces, of Greenland, Ark. The following brothers and sisters of Mrs. Thompson were unable to be here: Postmaster W.H. Davis, Stilwell, Okla.; A.G. Davis, Greenland, Ark.; J.P. Davis, Joplin, Mo.; Mrs. Susan Degg, Ardmore, Okla.; Mrs. Rhoda Williams, Doyer, Calif. W.G. Thompson and wife and E.S. Thompson and wife, relatives of Dr. Thompson, and Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Williams of Decatur were also present. Mrs. Thompson was an estimable lady, beloved by her family and esteemed by all who knew her.

Contributed on 5/29/08 by wfields55
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Record #: 24626

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Submitted: 5/29/08 • Approved: 8/5/17 • Last Updated: 8/8/17 • R24626-G24625-S3

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