KERRVILLE Mary Burris Thompson, age 71, of Vanderpool, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2014, at her residence. |
She was preceded in death by her three children, Gordon Eugene Thompson, Robert "Robbie" A. Thompson Jr. and Mary Kim Thompson; and by her husband, Robert "Bobby" Thompson.
They resided 37 years in Odessa, then moved back home to Vanderpool. Her hometown was Sabinal, where her brother's family resides.
She was a bookkeeper and office manager for several businesses. She also held a real estate sales license for New Mexico, New Jersey and New York States.
She had battled Diabetes since the age of 11, being insulin dependent all of those years.
She is survived by four granddaughters, Klarissa Kim Thompson of Vanderpool, Krystal Peter of Odessa, Kelsey Pressey of Stanton and Kylie Sauer of Austin; three great granddaughters, Karlie and Kholei Johnston of Vanderpool and Teaghen Pressey of Stanton; two step grandchildren, Dakota Johnston and Devan Pratte; one step great grandchild, Ethan Pratte; and several nieces and nephews.
She will be greatly missed.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at 11 AM at Vanderpool Cemetery officiated by Jim Boyd.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dexter Rainey, Clay Knuckles, Jack Preston, Scott Johnston, David Mazurek and Bob Gilleland.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Vanderpool Cemetery Association, Vanderpool, TX 78885.
The family invites you to send condolences at www.grimesfuneralchapels.com by selecting the "Send Condolences" link.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.
Published in Odessa American on Jan. 28, 2014