Vernon J “Pete” Thompson FindaGrave Memorial Page

Vernon J Thompson

Birth: 2 Feb 1931 Madison County, Arkansas, USA

Death: 25 Feb 1980 (aged 49) Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA

Burial: Howe Cemetery, Howe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA

Memorial #: 89138506

Bio: The Madison County RecordHuntsville, AR6 Mar 1980V. J. “Pete” Thompson, 49, of Howe, Oklahoma, died February 25 in Sparks Memorial Hospital in Fort Smith. Born February 2, 1931, at Truth (Madison County), he was the son of Vernon and Vena Stansell Thompson. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Howe, was a veteran of Korea and was an employee of Arkansas Best Freight Co., in Fort Smith.Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Linda Sue Sisk Thompson of the home; two sons, Randall Thompson of Howe, Oklahoma, and James Thompson of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Brenda Ally of Chouteau, Oklahoma, Mrs. Trena Sommers of Poteau, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Reela Calihan of Heavener, Oklahoma; his mother, of Springdale; five brothers, Archie Thompson of Greenfield, California, Claude Thompson of Kingston, Crawford Thompson, John Thompson and Charles Thompson of Springdale; six sisters, Mrs. Estelle Freeman of Lowell, Mrs. Goldie Nobles of Howe, Oklahoma, Mrs. Ruth Griggs and Mrs. Dixie Elsey of Huntsville, Mrs. Floye Butler of Springdale and Mrs. Rose Wright of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and two grandchildren.Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, in Downum Funeral Home, Heavener, Oklahoma. Burial was in Howe, Oklahoma Cemetery.Contributed by Mike C (#46957743)

Family Members


John Vernon Thompson                        1889-1954

Venna Elizabeth Stansell Thompson                        1902-1987


Goldie Flora Thompson Nobles*                        1922-1992

Claud William Thompson*                        1924-1984

Ruth Bea Thompson Griggs*                        1925-2009

Crawford “C.H.” Herman Thompson*                        1927-1997

Dixie Lou Thompson Elzey*                        1929-2009

Floye Lenora Thompson Butler*                        1933-1997

Charles Winford Thompson*                        1937-1986

Half Siblings

Infant Daughter Thompson*                        Unknown-1919

Archie Lee Thompson*                        1914-1981

Estelle Pearl Thompson Stamps*                        1917-2006

Created by: Shelia Dean Bobo (Shadow Stalker) (46957339)

Added: 25 Apr 2012


Citation: Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 27 March 2018), memorial page for Vernon J Thompson (2 Feb 1931–25 Feb 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89138506, citing Howe Cemetery, Howe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Shelia Dean Bobo (Shadow Stalker) (contributor 46957339) .