Greenlawn Funeral Home East - Springfield
3540 E. Seminole
Springfield, MO 65809
More Obituaries for Wanna Thompson
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Wanna Faye Ballinger Thompson

Obituary Condolences Flowers

Wanna Faye Ballinger Thompson

Wanna Faye Ballinger Thompson, born February 24, 1929 in Baptist Hospital in Muskogee, Okla., passed away February 11, 2014. She was the only child of Orville & Nell Ballinger.

She graduated from Bagley High School in Tallahqua, Okla. She attended her nurses training and was a student at Baptist Hospital in Okla. Later, she became a instructor for cosmetology. Wanna and John were married on December 2, 1950. They owned and operated Floorcraft Carpet & Furniture from 1980 to 1989.

She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, John, of Springfield; two sons: Paul and wife Marlene of Bonita Springs, FL, Mark and wife Debbie, Springfield; five grandchildren: Breanna, Jacob, Joe, Chris, Eric; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 14, 2014 in Greenlawn Funeral Home East with interment following in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, 5201 S. Southwood, Springfield, MO 65804. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 13, 2014 in the funeral home.


Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 13, 2014
Read More
More Information