Oct. 31, 1961 - April 7, 2013 We will celebrate the life of Carol Jo Thompson, a longtime resident of Lathrop, MO, Saturday, April 20, 2013, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 North State Route 291 (I-35 and 291 Hwy) Liberty, MO, 64068, visitation 1pm and celebration service 2pm. Burial will take place next to her husband, David, at a later date in Salem Cemetery, Independence, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Carol Thompson Memorial Fund, c/o Goppert Financial Bank, 710 Oak Street, Lathrop, MO 64465. The fund will be used for families and organizations helping families like Carol's, to locate missing loved ones. Carol was born October 31, 1961, North Kansas City, MO, daughter of David Joe Neal, Sr. and Lois Carol (Bartlett) Neal. She was a 1980 graduate of Fort Osage High School. Carol was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Plattsburg and was very active in the Lathrop community. Along with her parents, Carol was preceded in death by the love of her life, husband David, in 2006. She leaves her three sons, Troy Thompson, Ian Thompson (Nicole) and Corey Thompson; grandchildren, Gauge, Michael, Abigail, Hunter and Kaylah; sisters, Judy Courtney Jill Lamb; half sister, Charity Johnson; half brother, David Joe Neal Jr.; three step-sisters, two step- brothers; and many nieces and nephews, including Brad Courtney, Jessica "mini me" Thomas, Daniel Lamb III and Levi Johnson; David's parents, Bill and Juanita Thompson; brother- in-law, Rick Thompson; as well as other family members and many friends who love Carol. Carol's family wishes to thank the thousands of people who volunteered for searches, and offered support, love and prayers over the last ten months since she left us. She is greatly missed, we know she rests in peace with the angels. You may send a message to the family or sign an on-line guest book www.parklawnfunerals.com
. Arr: Park Lawn Northland Chapel (816)781-8228.