Carrie Thompson Died Suddenly Friday Evening

Mrs. Frank Thompson died very suddenly at her home eleven miles east of Astoria, Friday evening. Death being due to gallstones.

Mrs. Carrie May Thompson, was born Feb. 5th, 1866 at Oakwood, Kansas. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Smith. At the time of her death she was aged 60 years, 4 months and 6 days. She was united in marriage to Frank M. Thompson, March 7th, 1888 and to this union seven children were born, namely: Mrs. Jesse Lynch of Bluff City, Mrs. R. L. Powell of Canton, Chester Thompson of Beardstown, Hardy Thompson of near Astoria, Mrs. F. W. Jeffry of Marbletown and Russell Thompson of Bluff City. Besides the husband and children, there are two step children, Mrs. Minnie Timson of Marion, Iowa, and Lemuel Thompson of Galt, Calif., twenty grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Emma Welker of Summum, Mrs. Addie Close of Kansas, Mrs. Joe Hoke of Bader, and four brothers, William Smith of Pittsburg, Kans., George of Chillicothe, Eugene Smith of Vermont and Myrtis Smith of Astoria, who survive to mourn her death.

The deceased united with the United Brethren church at Marbletown, in 1914 and lived a noble Christian life. She was a devoted wife and mother and will be sadly missed in the home and community where she lived.

Funeral services were held at the home Monday afternoon at 1:00 o’clock, conducted by Rev. John Davis of Woodland. Interment in the Astoria cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Search Light on 6/16/1926


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