November 6, 1934 - January 7, 2014
THOMPSON, Marie Elizabeth Judd. Nov. 6, 1934-Jan. 7, 2014. Preceded in death by her parents Hayden and Cloa Judd and her husband of 57 years, Leon Kay Thompson. Survived by daughter Libby (Jere) Baxter, and son Brook (Lane) Thompson; grandchildren Brandon (Carol) Baxter; Gibb, John, and Elizabeth Baxter; Sally and Hank Thompson; great-grandchildren Emerson and Miriam Baxter; brother Jim (Margie) Judd; sister Geneva (James Ray) Pugh; brothers-in-law Jerry (Jane) Thompson, Tommy (Marietta) Thompson, and Jim (Becky) Thompson; sister-in-law Anita (Gerald) Purvis; and 14 nephews and nieces. A lifelong resident of Old Hickory and member of Old Hickory United Methodist Church, she graduated from DuPont High School in 1952 and married that year. Employed by National Life Insurance Company and DuPont Company before beginning work as a church secretary, she eventually became the secretary for five consecutive bishops of the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church. She loved her family and friends well, finding great joy in being a daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, and especially a grandmother and great-grandmother. Family, friends and colleagues knew her as a selfless and loving presence in their lives. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, January 9, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Phillips Robinson Hadley Chapel, 1700 Hadley Avenue, Old Hickory, TN. A Service of Death and Resurrection will be held at Old Hickory United Methodist Church, 1216 Hadley Avenue, Friday, January 10, at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Jay Voorhees presiding. There will be additional visitation with the family at the church one hour prior to the service. Active pallbearers are grandsons (listed above) and nephews Keith, Kevin, and Kelly Pugh. Memorials may be made to Old Hickory United Methodist Church or to Alive Hospice.
THOMPSON, Marie Elizabeth Judd. Nov. 6, 1934-Jan. 7, 2014. Preceded in death by her parents Hayden and Cloa Judd and her husband of 57 years, Leon Kay Thompson. Survived by daughter Libby (Jere) Baxter, and son Brook (Lane) Thompson; grandchildren... View Obituary & Service Information
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