September 27, 1924 - February 21, 2018
Phyllis Elnora Thompson, age 93 of Hannibal passed away on February 21, 2018 in the Hannibal Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Curryville Baptist Church in Curryville with Rev. Kevin Ford officiating. Burial will be in the Curryville Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Phyllis was born September 27, 1924 in Rocky Ford, CO the daughter of Ralph Raymond and Blanche Edna Holman Dillard. She married Omar P. Thompson April 27, 1944 in Kansas City, Kansas. He preceded her in death. Survivors include 3 children Donna Rae Ford (Gary) of New London, Linda Jo Gould (Forrie) of New London and Lyndel Thompson (Laura) of Bowling Green; 7 grandchildren Kevin Ford (Mary), Kyle Ford (Michelle), Chad Ford (Leigh Anne), Bethany McMillen (Brian), Krista Porter (Scott), Leslie Sheffield (Aaron), and Levi Thompson (Kara); 18 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; brother Ralph Dillard Jr. (Sue) of Curryville; sister Lenora Wright of Raytown; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother-in-law Gilbert Wright. Phyllis spent most of her life around Curryville and spent the last few years in Saverton, MO. She was a longtime member of Curryville Baptist Church and currently a member of the New London First Baptist Church. She served as a Sunday school teacher, church secretary, 4-H leader for cooking, enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Women’s Missionary Union. She worked as a seamstress in the Vandalia, Frankford and Elsberry Garment Factories. Memorials may be made to the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home in Bridgeton. Pallbearers will be Levi Thompson, Aaron Sheffield, Kyle Ford, Chad Ford, Scott Porter and Brian McMillen. Honorary pallbearers will be Nate McMillen, Nick McMillen, Gavin Ford, Ethan Ford and Owen Thompson.
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