Shirley Jean Thompson, 74, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at Nevada Medicalodge. She was born October 28, 1935 in Vernon County, Mo., to Alfha Rusk Thompson and Velma Thompson Lightner.
Shirley spent her entire lifetime in the Nevada and Joplin, Mo., area.
Survivors include one sister, Lois Whitlock and her husband Raymond, Tracy, Calif.; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one infant brother.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, at Bickett Cemetery, Nevada.
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