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Clifton Marden Thompson, Metcalfe Co./Green Co. KY native (1943-2018)

He was a member of the Sulphur Well United Methodist Church where he had served as song leader. He had retired from Edmonton State Bank after 37 years, enjoyed playing golf, fishing, singing, and cheering for the Kentucky Wildcats, the Cincinnati Reds, and his grandchildren's teams. He was a member of a prominent area family. He was the son of the late Verlon & Magdalene Edwards Thompson, and the husband of Linda Marguerite London, who survives. He leaves seven direct living descendants.
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Clifton Marden Thompson, 75, of Edmonton, KY, passed away on April 1, 2018 in Edmonton after a brief illness.

The funeral for Clifton Thompson will be at 11amCT, on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Hubbard Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-8pm Wednesday, April 3, 2018, and after 9amCT, Thursday at the funeral home.

Clifton Marden Thompson, Metcalfe Co./Green Co. KY native (1943-2018)

Clifton Marden Thompson, 75, was born January 8, 1943, in Green County, KY. He was the son of to the late Verlon and Magdalene Edwards Thompson. He passed away on April 1, 2018 in Edmonton, Metcalfe County, KY, after a brief illness, at the age of 75 years, two months, and 21 days.

Clifton was united in marriage to Linda Marguerite London on October 12, 1963.

He is survived by his wife Linda, and the following:
  • One daughter: Jackie Parker and her husband Brent of Edmonton, KY

  • One son: Tommy Thompson and his wife Beth of Sulphur Well, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Jordon Crump and her husband, Adam of Glasgow, KY; Michael Estes and his wife, Chelsea of Edmonton, KY; Lane Thompson of Louisville and Leah Thompson of Sulphur Well, KY

  • One great granddaughter: Olivia Claire Crump of Glasgow, KY

  • And sisters and brothers in law, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Preston Thompson; a granddaughter, Molly Thompson; and two nieces, Tammy and Tyela Thompson.

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Clifton Marden Thompson, Metcalfe Co./Green Co. KY native (1943-2018)

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