Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr.

M, #394, b. 2 February 1931, d. 25 February 1980
FatherVernon "Vern" Thompson b. 19 Feb 1889, d. 16 Oct 1954
MotherVenna Elizabeth Stansell b. 10 Jun 1902, d. 28 Feb 1987
RelationshipGranduncle of Kellie Sue Thompson
FamilyThe Thompson Family
ChartsSamuel Thorton King Descendants
Jesse Stansell Descendants
Lewis Thompson Descendants
Alexander Waggonner Descendants
     Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr. was born on 2 February 1931 at Truth, Madison, Arkansas. He was the son of Vernon "Vern" Thompson and Venna Elizabeth Stansell. Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr. died on 25 February 1980 at Sparks Memorial Hospital, Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, at age 49. He was buried on 27 February 1980 at Howe, Oklahoma.
Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr.'s obituary was published in February 1980 . Venna Elizabeth Thompson, Archie Thompson, Claud William Thompson, Crawford Herman Thompson, Charles Winford "Charlie" Thompson, Estelle Pearl Thompson, Ruth B Griggs, Dixie Elzey, Lenora Floye Butler and Geneva Rose "Rosie" Wright were listed as survivors in the obituary. Vernon "Vern" Thompson preceded Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr. death.
Vernon J. "Pete" Thompson, 49, of Howe, Oklahoma, died February 25 in Sparks Memorial Hospital in Fort Smith. Born February 2, 1931, at Truth (Madison County), he was the son of Vernon and Vena Stansell Thompson. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Howe, was a veteran of Korea and was an employee of Arkansas Best Freight Co., in Fort Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Linda Sue Sisk Thompson of the home; two sons, Randall Thompson of Howe, Oklahoma, and James Thompson of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Brenda Ally of Chouteau, Oklahoma, Mrs. Trena Sommers of Poteau, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Reela Calihan of Heavener, Oklahoma; his mother of Springdale; five brothers, Archie Thompson of Greenfield, California, Claude Thompson of Kingston, Crawford Thompson, John Thompson and Charles Thompson of Springdale; six sisters, Mrs. Estelle Freeman of Lowell, Mrs. Goldie Nobles of Howe, Oklahoma, Mrs. Ruth Griggs and Mrs. Dixie Elsey of Huntsville, Mrs. Floye Butler of Springdale and Mrs. Rose Wright of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and two grandchildren.

Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, in Downum Funeral Home, Heavener, Oklahoma. Burial was in Howe, Oklahoma Cemetery.

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V. J. "Pete" Thompson Vernon J . "Pete" Thompson, 49, of Howe, Oklahoma, died February 25 in Sparks Memorial Memorial Hospital in Fort Smith. Born February 2, 1931, at Truth (Madison County), he was the son of Vernon and Vena Stansell Thompson. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Howe, was a veteran of Korea and was an employee of Arkansas Best Freight Co., in Fort Smith. , Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Linda Sue Sisk Thompson Thompson of the home; two sons, Randall Thompson of Howe, Oklahoma, and James Thompson Thompson of the home; three daughters, daughters, Mrs. Brenda Ally of Chouteau, Oklahoma, Mrs. Trena Sommers of Poteau, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Reela t Calihan of Heavener, Oklahoma; Oklahoma; his mother, of Spring-dale; Spring-dale; Spring-dale; five brothers, Archie Thompson of Greenfield, California, California, Claude Thompson of Kingston, Crawford Thompson, Thompson, John . Thompson and Charles Thompson of Spring-dale; Spring-dale; Spring-dale; six sisters, Mrs. Estelle Freeman of Lowell, Mrs. Goldie Nobles of Howe, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Mrs. Ruth Griggs and Mrs. Dixie Elsey of Huntsville, Huntsville, Mrs. Floye Butler of Springdale and Mrs. Rose Wright of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and two grandchildren." Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, in Downum Funeral Home, Heavener, Oklahoma. Burial was in Howe, Oklahoma Cemetery. Cemetery.

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     Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr. appeared on the 1940 Federal Census Carroll, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Vernon "Vern" Thompson and Venna Elizabeth Thompson.
1940 United States Federal Census about Vernon Thompson
Name:     Vernon Thompson
Respondent:     Yes
Age:     51
Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1889
Gender:     Male
Race:     White
Birthplace:     Texas
Marital Status:     Married
Relation to Head of House:     Head
Home in 1940:     Dry Fork, Carroll, Arkansas
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Farm:     Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935:     Dry Fork, Carroll, Arkansas
Residence in 1935:     Same Place
Sheet Number:     2A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation:     30
Neighbors:     View others on page
Household Members:     
Name     Age
Vernon Thompson     51
Venna Thomson     36
Galda Thomson     17
Claud Thomson     16
Crawford Thomson     12
Dixie Thompson     11
Vernon Thompson     9
Floyd Thompson     7
Rosie Thompson     5
Charles Thompson     2
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Dry Fork, Carroll, Arkansas; Roll: T627_121; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 8-10.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
1940 United States Federal Census about Vernon Thompson
Name:     Vernon Thompson
Respondent:     Yes
Age:     51
Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1889
Gender:     Male
Race:     White
Birthplace:     Texas
Marital Status:     Married
Relation to Head of House:     Head
Home in 1940:     Dry Fork, Carroll, Arkansas
View Map
Farm:     Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935:     Dry Fork, Carroll, Arkansas
Residence in 1935:     Same Place
Sheet Number:     2A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation:     30
Neighbors:     View others on page
Household Members:     
Name     Age
Vernon Thompson     51
Venna Thomson     36
Galda Thomson     17
Claud Thomson     16
Crawford Thomson     12
Dixie Thompson     11
Vernon Thompson     9
Floyd Thompson     7
Rosie Thompson     5
Charles Thompson     2
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Dry Fork, Carroll, Arkansas; Roll: T627_121; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 8-10.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
His father Vernon "Vern" Thompson died on 16 October 1954 at Springdale, Washington, Arkansas.
Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr. of Tulsa, Okla. was listed in Vernon "Vern" Thompson's obituary on 17 October 1954 as a surviving son.
Vernon Thompson Dies October 16; Rites at Kingston

Vernon Thompson, 65, died Saturday morning. October 16 at 1:30 a.m. at his home in Springdale after a long illness.

He was born February 19, 1889 at Perrie Lee, Texas but had been a resident of Arkansas for 62 years. Mr. Thompson was converted some time ago and had lived a devoted Christian life since.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Venna Thompson, six sons and six daughters, Archie Thompson, Greenfield, Calif., Crawford Thompson, Springdale, Vernon Thompson Jr., Tulsa, Okla., Claude Thompson, Huntsville, John Carl and Charlie of the home; Mrs. Lenora Butler, Springdale, Mrs. Ruth Griggs, Kingston, Mrs. Estelle Cook, Springdale, Mrs. Goldie Nobles and Mrs. Rosie Dolph of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. Dixie Calico, Huntsville; three brothers, Fields Thompson, Shreveport, La. and George Thompson, Greenville, Texas; one sister, Lizzie Stroud of Huntsville, and 22 grandchildren.

Graveside services conducted by Rev. Noel Easterling were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kingston. Burial was in the Kingston cemetery under the direction of the Brashears Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were D.L. Thompson, Melton Thompson, Olen Thompson, Melvin Stroud, Bea Stroud and Earnest Combs.