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Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, Nancy, KY (1917-2015)

She was a native of Russell County, KY, the daughter of the late Benjamin harrison & Loretta Belle Polston LaFavers. She was a homemaker
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Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, of Nancy, KY died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY.

The Funeral service for Sylvia Mae Tompkins will be at 10amCT, Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Jabez Christian Home Church with Bro. Norman Harper officiating. Visitation will be at 5pmCT, Friday, June 26, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, and after 9amCT, Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the LaFavers Cemetery. Special Music by Larry Polston. Honorary Pallbearer: Russell Johnson. Active Pallbearers: David Tompkins, Jr., Charles Floyd, Lowell Gene Roy, Dewayne Wilson, Chris Ford, and Eric Boyd,

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, Nancy, KY (1917-2015)

She was born September 25, 1917 in Russell County, KY, to the late Benjamin Harrison & Loretta Belle Polston LaFavers. She died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 97 years, eight months, and 29 days.

She was a homemaker.

Sge was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Tompkins, and a grandson, Joseph Watson.

She is survived by the following:
  • Seven children: Judith Belle (R.D.) Floyd, Nancy, KY; Charlotte (Dean) Prather, KY; Thomas (Nancy) Tompkins, Columbia, KY; Steven (Jane) Tompkins, Nancy, KYl;Charles (Patricia) Tompkins, Nancy, KY; Janice Watson, Somerset, KY; David (Sheila) Tompkins, Somerset, KY

  • Sixgteen grandchildren

  • Four step grandchildren

  • Forty-four great grandchildren

  • Five great greatgrandchildren

  • Several step great grandchildren

  • Sister-in-law: Theria Tompkins, Indiana
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' The Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, Nancy, KY (1917-2015)

2015-06-24 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo Bernard Funeral Home.

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