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Obituary: Mrs. Leola I. Thompson, 79, Green Co., KY native

May 7, 1929 - April 23, 2009

The funeral services for Leola Imogene Thompson were conducted at 1:00pmCT, Saturday, April 25, 2009 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 South Main ST, Greensburg, KY, with burial following in the Latter Day Saints Cemetery. President James Gledhill officiated.

Mrs. Leola Imogene Thompson of Hodgenville, Kentucky, formerly of Greensburg, KY, the daughter of the late Elmer G. Pierce and Wealthy E. Lee Pierce, was born on May 7, 1929 in Green County, KY and departed this life on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Facility in Hodgenville, Kentucky. She was 79 years, 11 months and 16 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was also a caregiver and homemaker.

She united in marriage to Norman W. Thompson on March 20, 1947 who preceded her in death on May 20, 1975.

Survivors include two daughters: Brenda Ann and James Harris of Rineyville, KY, and Carolyn J. Thompson and Cully Mattingly of Lebanon, KY; one granddaughter: Cara Jean Murphy and Roy Tucker of Lebanon, KY; two great-grandchildren: Colton Ray Tucker and Marissa Kay Tucker both of Lebanon, KY; one sister-in-law: Aileen Pierce of Campbellsville, KY; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister: Ogle Pierce, Selby Pierce, Verlon Pierce and Priscilla Pierce.

PALLBEARERS: Cully Mattingly, James Harris, Roy Tucker, Jr, Patrick Davis, Steve Thompson, Ray Davis, and Mike ThompsonFor online condolences log onto:

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