THOMPSON, VERA P  "NANA" - Randolph County, Arkansas | VERA P  "NANA" THOMPSON - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Vera P "Nana" THOMPSON

Masonic Cemetery
Randolph County,
Arkansas

Gene February 17, 1925 - May 16, 2012
*Obituary
McNabb Funeral Home Records
Thomas "Gene" Eugene Thompson, age 87, of Pocahontas, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2012, at Five Rivers Medical Center.
He was born February 17, 1925, in Shannon, Ar., to the late Thomas Edgar and Flora Jane Fultner Thompson.
He is also preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Vera P. Thompson; two brothers, John Lingo and Dewey Thompson and a sister, Katherine Goff.
He is survived by two sons, Larry (Ruth) Thompson of Jonesboro and Jimmy (Debbie) Thompson of Pearland, TX.; three daughters, Bea (Sonny) Mathews, Pat (Willis) Crisp, and Barb Wallis, all of Pocahontas; honorary daughter, Martha (Bill) McNutt of Walnut Ridge; nine grandchildren, Sonja Thielemier, Jennifer Chamberlain, Paige Stanton, Shannon Ogden, Sara Massey, Renda Smith, Bridget Wallis, Regina Carpenter and T.J. Thompson; one honorary grandchild, Drew McNutt; 20 great-grand-children, Mat and Trevor Anderson, Alyson, Jeff and Darrin Thielemier, Parker, Emma and Conner Chamberlain, Brady and Laci Stanton, Kelsie, Kenan, and Kenzie Ogden, Kennedy and Karter Massey, Kaylee and Gabby Smith, Kayden Wallis-Collier, Austin and Breonna Carpenter; and seven great-great-grandchildren, Ace and Ian Anderson, Karlie, Lilly, Hunter, Cole and Aleah Thielemier.
He is also survived by two sisters, Aldean Dildine and Marge Ballard of Pocahontas; sisters-in-law, Mildred (Harold) Davis, and Vada Schafer of Pocahontas and Billie Baker of O'Fallon, Mo., and brothers-in-law, Carl (Edna) Phillips of Potosi, Mo. And Jim Phillips of Tullahoma, Tn; special caregivers, Linda Hooton, Wanda Thielemier, Shirley Johnson, Virginia Helms, Chatty Compton and Trevor Anderson.
He was a member of Elnora Free Will Baptist Church where he served as Trustee for over 50 years.
Funeral service were in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home. Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery.

Married September 18, 1943

Vera September 7, 1924 - October 8, 2009
*Obituary
McNabb Funeral Home Records
Vera P. "Nana" Thompson, 85, of Pocahontas, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2009, at St. Benards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
She was born September 7, 1924, the daughter of the Dave and Eliza Phillips. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Cleo Phillips.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Gene Thompson of the home. Two sons; Larry (Ruth) Thompson of Jonesboro, Jimmy (Debbie) Thompson of Pocahontas. Three daughters; Bea (Sonny) Mathews, Pat (Willis) Crisp and Barb Wallis all of Pocahontas and honorary daughter, Martha (Bill) McNutt of Walnut Ridge. Nine grandchildren; Sonja Thielemier, Jennifer Chamberlain, Paige Stanton, Shannon Ogden, Sara Massey, Renda Smith, Bridget Wallis, Regina Carpenter and T.J. Thompson, one honorary grandchild, Drew McNutt. Seventeen great-grandchildren; Mat and Trevor Anderson, Alyson, Jeff and Darrin Thielemier, Emma and Parker Chamberlain, Brady and Laci Stanton, Kelsie, Kenan and Kenzie Ogden, Kennedy Massey, Kaylee Smith, Kayden Wallis-Collier, Austin and Breonna Carpenter and five great great grandchildren; Ace Anderson, Karley, Lillie, Cole and Aleah Thielemier.
She is also survived by two brothers; Jim Phillips of Tullahoma, TN and Carl (Edna) Phillips of Potosi, MO, three sisters; Vada Schafer and Mildred (Harold) Davis of Pocahontas, and Billie Baker of O'Fallen, MO and two sister-in-laws; Aldean Dildine and Marge Ballard of Pocahontas. Special care-givers; Linda Hooten, Wanda Thielemier, Shirley Johnson and Vada Schafer and special neighbor Roger Barnes. She also leaves a countless number of people who call her Nana.
She was a member of Elnora Freewill Baptist Church and was a Primary Class Sunday School teacher for 60 years where she influenced a multitude of young lives.
Services will be held Sunday, October 11th, in the Chapel with Jeral Dean officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.
Pallbearers include: T.J. Thompson, Scott Thielemier, Chris Chamberlain, Kevin Stanton, Michael Ogden, Wade Massey, Kurt Smith, Mat Anderson, Trevor Anderson, Jeff Thielemier, Darrin Thielemier and Drew McNutt.
Memorials may be made to Elnora Freewill Baptist Church.


Parents of Bea, Larry, Pat, Barb, Jimmy

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Submitted: 3/18/13 • Approved: 3/19/13 • Last Updated: 3/21/13 • R848678-G796782-S3

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