Leon Berry Thompson

M, #718, b. 16 July 1920, d. 11 June 1979
FatherAllie Fields Thompson b. 5 Jul 1884, d. 7 Nov 1984
MotherMartha Ann "Mattie" Faddis b. 13 Nov 1889, d. 30 Mar 1991
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsLewis Thompson Descendants
Alexander Waggonner Descendants
     Leon Berry Thompson was born on 16 July 1920 at Qualls, Cherokee County, Oklahoma. He was the son of Allie Fields Thompson and Martha Ann "Mattie" Faddis. Leon Berry Thompson died on 11 June 1979 at Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, at age 58. He was buried on 14 June 1979 at Fort Smith, Oklahoma.
Leon Berry Thompson's obituary was published in June 1979 . Allie Fields Thompson, Martha Ann "Mattie" Thompson, Darthur Lee Thompson, Euel Franklin Thompson, Juel Archie Thompson, Vivian Sarah Ballew and Lillian Irene Cookson were listed as survivors in the obituary.
Leon B. Thompson

Funeral services for Leon B. Thompson, 58, who died June 11, were conducted in the Calvary Faith Pentecostal Church in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, Thursday afternoon, June 14.

Thompson was born July 16, 1920, the son of A.F. and Martha Thompson. He was a retired lumberman and rancher and was married to the former Darlene Ford on May 22, 1942, in Huntsville. He attended school in the Tahlequah school system and was a Fort Gibson resident for more than 38 years. He was a member of Calvary Faith Pentecostal church.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Thompson of the home; one son, Richard Thompson of Checotalh; one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Sharon Kaye) Whorton of Fort Gibson; his parents, Mrs. and Mrs. A.F. Thompson of Huntsville; six brothers, D.L., Euel, Milton and Alfred, all of Huntsville; Jerel of Fort Gibson, and Olen of Utah; three sisters, Mrs. Billy (Vivian) Ballew of Tahlequah, Mrs. R.B. (Lillian) Cookson of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Robert (Reva) Winner of Downey, Calif., and three grandchildren.

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     Leon Berry Thompson appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Qualls, Cherokee, Oklahoma, in the household of Allie Fields Thompson and Martha Ann "Mattie" Faddis.
1930 United States Federal Census
about Fields Thompson Name: Fields Thompson
Home in 1930: Cookson, Cherokee, Oklahoma
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Age: 44
Estimated birth year: abt 1886
Birthplace: Texas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Mattie Thompson
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

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Age at first marriage:

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Household Members: Name Age
Fields Thompson 44
Mattie Thompson 39
Euel Thompson 19
Jewel Thompson 17
Vivian Thompson 14
Lillian Thompson 12
Leon Thompson 9
Iewa Thompson 7
Milton Thompson 5
Alford Thompson 3


Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Cookson, Cherokee, Oklahoma; Roll 1897; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 2; Image: 37.0.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
1930 United States Federal Census
about Fields Thompson Name: Fields Thompson
Home in 1930: Cookson, Cherokee, Oklahoma
View Map
Age: 44
Estimated birth year: abt 1886
Birthplace: Texas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Mattie Thompson
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Fields Thompson 44
Mattie Thompson 39
Euel Thompson 19
Jewel Thompson 17
Vivian Thompson 14
Lillian Thompson 12
Leon Thompson 9
Iewa Thompson 7
Milton Thompson 5
Alford Thompson 3


Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Cookson, Cherokee, Oklahoma; Roll 1897; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 2; Image: 38.0.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.

Leon Berry Thompson died before Martha Ann "Mattie" Faddis but was mentioned in Martha Ann "Mattie" Faddis's obituary as a deceased son.
Martha Ann Thompson

Mrs. Martha Ann Thompson, 101, of Rt. 4, Huntsville, Ark., died March 30, 1991, at Huntsville Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 13, 1889, at Whorton Creek, Ark., the daughter of Franklin Pierce and Sarah Alice Burke Faddis. She was a homemaker and a Methodist. She was the widow of Allie Fields Thompson, who preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1984. She was also preceded in death by three sons, Elmer Thompson, D.L. Thompson and Leon Thompson and by one daughter, Norma Jean Thompson.

Survivors include five sons, Euel Thompson, Milton Thompson and Alfred Thompson, all of Huntsville, Juel Thompson of Fort Gibson, Okla., and Olen Thompson of Kamas, Utah; three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Cookson and Mrs. Ireva Winner, both of Huntsville, and Mrs. Vivian Ballew of Tahlequah, Okla.; one brother, William Faddis of Sand Springs, Okla.; 35 grandchildren; 88 great-grandchildren; and 44 great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 1, in the chapel of Brashears Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold DuVall officiating. Interment was in the Thompson Cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were grandsons.


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