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Mrs. Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson, Greensburg High School 1954 (1935-2014)
She was a member of a highly regarded Green County, KY family. She was born in Fry, Green County, KY, but spent most of her adult years in Hartsville, TN, where she will be laid to rest. She was the daughter of the late Willie Clyde and Willie Ellen Morgan Pruitt. She married Lewis Robert Thompson in 1953. They were married for 30 years. She leaves nine direct living descendants and many relatives in the Green County, KY area. She hadretired in 1997 after 28 years with Trousdale Manufacturing Company and 3 years at Bates Cee Bee, to help babysit her grandchildren. Mary was a 56 year member of the Hartsville First Baptist Church where she taught the 4 and 5 year old Preschool Sunday School class for approximately 30 years. She was a 41 year member of the Crescent Chapter #26, Order of the Eastern Star where she served in the East a number of times as well as with state committee, page and representative appointments. From 1973 to 1980 she served as Mother Advisor of Hartsville Assembly # 18, Order of the Rainbow Girls.
Mrs. Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson, age 79 of Hartsville, Tennessee, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Hartsville Convalescent Center, Hartsville, TN.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson will be conducted 11amCT, Friday, November 28, 2014, at the Hartsville First Baptist Church, 773 E McMurry Blvd, Hartsville, TN, with Bro. Darryl Turner officiating. Burial will be in the Hartsville Memorial Gardens, 123 Lock Six Road Hartsville TN. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 Wednesday at Anthony Funeral Home, 337 E McMurry Blvd, Hartsville, TN. and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Eastern Star services will be held 7pmCT, Wednesday at Anthony Funeral Home in Hartsville, TN.
Mary was the seventh of nine siblings. She was born on September 18, 1935 in Fry, Green County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Willie Clyde and Willie Ellen Morgan Pruitt. She died Monday, November 24, 2014, in Hartsville, Trousdale County, TN, at the age of 79 years, two months, and six days.
She graduated from Green County High School, Greensburg, KY in 1954.
In 1953 she married Lewis Robert Thompson. Following his return from the Army in 1955, the Thompsons moved to Louisville, KY where they worked for Pillsbury and Lewis attended school. In 1958 they re-located to Hartsville, TN with his job at Columbia Gulf Transmission Company.
They were married for 30 years. She retired in 1997 after 28 years with Trousdale Manufacturing Company and 3 years at Bates Cee Bee, to help babysit her grandchildren. Mary was a 56 year member of the Hartsville First Baptist Church where she taught the 4 and 5 year old Preschool Sunday School class for approximately 30 years. She was a 41 year member of the Crescent Chapter #26, Order of the Eastern Star where she served in the East a number of times as well as with state committee, page and representative appointments. From 1973 to 1980 she served as Mother Advisor of Hartsville Assembly # 18, Order of the Rainbow Girls.
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