Tampico Tornado, Thurs. Aug. 10, 1944
YORKTOWN LADY TAKEN BY DEATH
Services Were Held Sunday For Mrs. Carrie Thompson
Funeral Services were held in the Parent chapel Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Carrie THOMPSON of Yorktown. Rev. D. E. SPRINGER, pastor of the Methodist church, gave a message of comfort. Two favorite hymns, "in the Garden" and "Have Thine Own Way Lord" were sung by Mrs. D. E. SPRINGER, Mrs. Neva DENISON, Lyle BURGESS and Arthur Davis. Mrs. R. F. WOODS was organist. There were many beautiful flowers.
Burial was in the Tampico Memorial cemetery.
Mrs. Carrie NICELY THOMPSON was born in Coffeyville, Kansas, the daughter of John W. and Judy NICELY on April 8, 1888. She entered the K. A. A. diabetic hospital in South Whitley, Ind. on July 27th and died one week later.
She was married to James THOMPSON in 1912. Her husband preceded her in death four years ago.
She united with the Christian church when Young woman.
Left to mourn her loss are three brothers, Burleigh E. and Andrew A. NICELY of Decatur and Albert E. of Farmer City, Ill. ****foster son, Pvt. Donald OWENS of Camp Wheeler, Ga., a cousin, John OWENS of Tampico and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves a host of friends.
Among those who came from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. WOLFE and family. Mrs. Mildred WAGNER and daughter of Downers Grove, Mr. and Mrs. Albert NICELY of Decatur; Pvt. Donald OWENS of Camp Wheeler, Ga.; Mr. and Mrs. Ray KUEPKER of Sheffield, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. HINRICH of Sterling; and Mrs. Ethel PFEIFFER of Chicago. ***endof obit***
Funeral Log Record of Funeral (TAHS Archives)
(Shipped In) DAte: Aug. 6, 1944
Name of Deceased: Carrie Thompson, Sex: F, color: W
Date of Funeral: Aug. 6, 1944
Place ofDeath: Whitley, INd.
Funeral Services: Parent Chapel
Time of Services: 2 p.m.
Clergyman: Rev. Springer
Payment made by : A. A. Knisley, Aug. 7, '44 of $50
Paid in Full by Clark Rogers