Category Archives: Grandma and Grandpa Thompson Family

Those Places Thursday: Grandpa’s Chair by the Window

Originally Published December 9, 2010. Grandpa and Grandma Thompson moved into their house on Old Wire Road when I was a very small child, around 3 or so.  I don’t remember them living anywhere else. From my earliest memories, Grandpa … Continue reading

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Shopping Saturday: Saturdays at Wal-Mart

Originally Published January 8, 2011. Shopping was a weekly event in my family.  It was very exciting for us on Saturdays when we would go to Wal-Mart where the toys were! We would usually get to get a toy!  Mom … Continue reading

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Grandma and Grandpa Thompson’s Address Change

Grandma and Grandpa Thompson lived in the same home from the time I can remember until their deaths.  They lived in their home on Old Wire Road from the early 1970s.  I don’t know the exact year that they moved … Continue reading

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Grandma and Grandpa Thompson’s Tombstone

This photo was taken in the late 1990s to the early 2000s in the time between Grandpa’s death and before Grandma died in 2006.  The Angel statue on Grandpa Thompson’s grave was placed there by Jim and his family.  The … Continue reading

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Grandma Thompson’s Obituary

Gwendolyn Thompson Gwendolyn Thompson, 80, of Springdale died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Venus to Claude J. and Elsie Reynolds Stout. She was a member of Eastside … Continue reading

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Grandpa Thompson’s FindaGrave Memorial Page with Obituary

Grandpa Thompson’s FindaGrave Memorial Page includes a transcription of his obituary.  The page also includes his Navy Photo and a photo of his military tombstone.   I added those pages to the Memorial Page created by Rosa Cline. The Madison County … Continue reading

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Marriage License of Grandma and Grandpa Thompson

Grandma Gwendolyn (Stout) and Grandpa Crawford Herman CH Thompson were married on July 26, 1947 with Justice of the Peace, ES Stamps officiating. It is likely that the Justice of the Peace is related as there are Stamps lines related … Continue reading

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Claude and Elsie (Reynolds) Stout Family in the 1930 Census

In the 1930 Census, the Claude Stout Family is living in the Kings River Township  in Madison County, Arkansas.  Claude is 26 and Elsie is 23 and they have been married for about 5 years.  They have two children Gwendolyn … Continue reading

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Our Family

Our family begins with Mom and Dad getting married in the hallway of her parents home on St. Patrick’s Day in 1967.   Mom was just 15 and Dad was 19.  Most of both families said their marriage wouldn’t last … Continue reading

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Grandpa and Grandma Thompson Family

Dad had three brothers:  Jerry, Jim, and Danny. Dad grew up in a very different way from Mom:  Dad’s family was a city family while Mom’s family was a farming family. Dad’s earliest memories are of living in Tulsa and … Continue reading

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