Obituaries

Clara Mable Thompson, 93, of Canton, IL formerly of Bushnell passed away at 5:17 PM July 9, 2018 at Heartland Healthcare Center.

 

She was born August 11, 1924 in Smithshire, IL to George and Olive (Lauver) Wright. She married Robert J. Thompson on February 2, 1946 in Phoenix City, Alabama. He preceded her in death October 9, 2011.

 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson Douglas Thompson, two sisters, Nola Wallis; Frances Hass and one brother G. Duane Wright.

 

Surviving are four children, George R. (Peggy) Thompson of Prairie City, IL; Roberta (Gilbert) Stutes of Canton, IL; Gary L. (Mary) Thompson of Macomb, IL; Linda (Robert) Lewis of St. louis, MO; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

 

Clara was a long time employee of the Bushnell Ben Franklin Store, she was a hard worker and enjoyed helping others. She was also a member of the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church. 

 

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Saturday July 14, 2018 at the Martin-Hollis Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to services. Pastor Dean Reverts will officiate. Interment will be in the Prairie City Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Bushnell Rescue Squad.

 

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