My Grandmother’s Obituary: Gwendolyn (Stout) Thompson

Gwendolyn Thompson

Gwendolyn Thompson 80, of Springdale died Oct. 26, 2006, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. She was born Nov. 2, 1925 at Venus, Ark., the daughter of Claude J. and Elsie Reynolds Stout. She was a member of the Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband C. H. Thompson in 1997.

She is survived by four sons, Jerry Stout and wife Judy of Ozark, James Thompson and wife Carolyn of Fayetteville, Jimmy Thompson and wife Margaret of Springdale, and Danny Thompson and wife Diana of Clifty; one brother, James Stout of Springdale; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Oct. 30 at Sisco Funeral Chapel of Springdale, with James Goff officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Cemetery. Pallbearers were Shane Stout, Michael Thompson, Curtis Thompson, Billy Joe Thompson, Ferrell White, Danny Marvel, Kevin Carroll, Shane Buck, Roy Kirkland, Lindsey Eicher, Kent Epley, and Dallas Hadley. Memorials may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR 72762.