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Frances Thompson (06-06-2012)
Funeral services for Mrs. Frances L. Thompson, 87, of Downsville, formerly of Monroe, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Whatley officiating. Burial followed in Riverview Cemetery, Monroe, LA. Arrangements were under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Thompson, a retired cashier, died Sunday. She was a member of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church and enjoyed quilting with her quilting group at the church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Carl B. Thompson; daughter Lorraine Smithwick; 2 grandchildren, Christy and Beau. Survivors are her daughter Joyce T. Judkins and husband, Gary of Downsville; sister, Opal McGhee of Pioneer, LA; grandchildren, Lisa McCallum, Paul D. Judkins and wife Lisa, Joy Copell and husband Charles; 8 great-grandchildren, 6 great great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pallbearers were Paul Judkins, Sonny Judkins, Jonathan Elliot, Charles Copell, Earl Frost and Jarrod Green. Visitation was Tuesday 1 p.m. until time of service. Online messages for the family may be left at