Obituary: Sylvia Thompson

Pratt Tribune

CUNNINGHAM—Sylvia Marie Thompson, 86, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. She was born June 13, 1933 in Pineville to Johnnie James and Dovey Louise (Bailey) Payton. Sylvia married William DeWitt Thompson on October 28, 1947 in Anderson, Missouri. He preceded her in death on July 19, 2008.

Sylvia was a farming housewife. She was formerly in the Rifle Club. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, canning and playing cards.

She is survived by her children, Marie Louise Windham of Pratt, Harold Raymond Thompson of Alamogordo, New Mexico and Irene Mary (Robert) Horsley of Nevada, Missouri; grandchildren, David Windham, Sheralee Windham, Jeremyn Horsley, Elyssa Spurgin, Roxanne Thompson, Jerricho Jonker and Eugene Thompson; 12 great grandchildren.

Sylvia is preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Clifford Eugene Thompson; brothers, Everett Charley Payton, Harold Vanard Payton, Johnnie James Payton, Jr., Raymond Payton, Eugene Cecil Payton and Carl Alvin Payton; and sisters, Goldie Melinda Smith, Daisy Mae Neeper, Dovey Louise Fromm and Jewell Trixie Baker.

Cremation has taken place.  Inurnment will be at a later date at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.

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