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Evelyn  Henson  Thompson
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Obituary for Evelyn Henson Thompson

Evelyn Thompson, age 91, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 7, 2017, at her residence.

Evelyn was born August 5, 1925, in Ballinger, Texas, to Albert and Flossie Henson. She was a retired bookkeeper, a member of West Side Baptist Church, and Beta Sigma Phi Soroity. She loved cooking, hosting dinner parties, reading, and spending time with family. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Geraldine Henson; daughter, Glenda Nell Thompson Broussard; and one great-great grandson, Brian Elias May.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, James W. Thompson of Atlanta, Texas; daughters, Rose Marie Thompson Oliphant and husband Joe of Uncertain , Texas, Brenda Joyce Thompson Ostroth and husband Andy of Newbury Park, California, nine grandchildren, Tracy Oliphant and partner Sharla Snider of Denton, Texas, Sandi Zbranek and husband Zack of Devers, Texas, Jodi Shafor and husband Mark of Fairfield, Ohio, Jami Oliphant May of Mesquite, Texas, Sunni Moseley and husband Terry of Bridge City, Texas, Tami Gardner and husband Keith of Parker, Colorado, Cyndi Livingstone and husband Jason of Camarillo, California, Joseph Oliphant and wife Hannah of Granite Falls, North Carolina, Jacci Weiss and husband Phil of Santee, California; twenty five great grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Service will be 2: 00 pm, Friday, May 12, 2017, at Hanner Funeral Chapel, with Bro. Paul Cothren officiating.

Visitation will be from 6 pm – 8 pm, Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Hanner Funeral Service.

Interment will be in Smyrna Cemetery

The family would like to express their appreciation for the staff of Dierksen Hospice and her wonderful care givers.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551





2:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551

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Smyrna Cemetery

4621 Texas Hwy 77 E
Atlanta, Texas 75551


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