Catherine Reed Thompson

Monday, June 15, 2015

Catherine Reed Thompson, 91, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Rogers, Ark. She was born on Nov. 15, 1923, in Detroit, Mich., to George and Flora Heartwell. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Howard G. Thompson, and eldest daughter, Patricia.

Survivors include: her children, Howard Thompson, Jr., and wife, Robin, and Nancy Thompson, all of Claremore, Okla., Sue Thompson, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Linda and husband, Dan Naughton, of Lombard, Ill., and five grandchildren.

She graduated from Wayne State University. Upon Howard's retirement in 1986, they moved to Shell Knob. She was a member of Central Community United Methodist Church.

Funeral services were held Tuesday in Central Community United Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial was at Ridgeville Cemetery, Amity.

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