Friday, February 14, 2014

Carroll, Dorothy Marie (Thompson) (6 Dec 1940 - 13 Feb 2014) [].

Carroll, Dorothy Marie (Thompson) (6 Dec 1940 - 13 Feb 2014) [].
Southwest Times Record (Fort Smith, AR), Dorothy Thompson, 14 Feb 2014 [Newsbank]
Evans and Miller Funeral Home,  Dorothy Thompson
Daughter of Scroggins, Violet (Carroll) (9 Jun 1918 - 25 Nov 1997) [44828].
(Updated 14 Feb 2014).

Southwest Times Record (Fort Smith, AR) - February 14, 2014 [44828]
Deceased Name: Dorothy Thompson

Dorothy Marie Thompson, 73, of Poteau died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Poteau surrounded by her children. She was born at the foot of Short Mountain in Paris on Dec. 6, 1940, to Billy [44826] and Violet ( Scroggins [44828] ) Carroll. She was the eldest of 10 children. She retired as a licensed dietitian from Oaks Nursing Home in 1983 to care for her disabled daughter. It truly amazes her family how she raised her six children without learning to drive. Preceding her in death, her father, Billy (1955); her mother (1997); a baby brother, Cecil Carroll [tba] (1999); and her husband of 54 years, Charley Junior Thompson [tba, FaG:119065114] on Oct. 19, 2013.

Left to cherish her memory are her four daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and David Akins, LaDonna Thompson and Jeff Tadtman, Marilyn and Jason Smith and Dana Lynn Thompson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Darlene Thompson and Jody and Jeannie Thompson; nine grandchildren, David William Akins, Colton and Samantha Thompson, Bryce and Emma Sandstoe, DeeDra, Shania and Creed Smith and Ryan and Charley Thompson; one great-granddaughter, Zaylee Marie; one great-grandson, Mason Jones; four sisters, Donna and Austin Timms, Judy and Jack Holderfield, Sue and Lanny Akers and Sharon Lopez and Mack Brewer; four brothers, John and Martha Carroll and Billy, Larry and Leonard Carroll; one special friend of 55 years, Alicia Buttress; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives; and special caregivers, Penny Davis, Leann Sisco and Ashley McGehee.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau.

Pallbearers will be Bryce Sandstoe, Colton Thompson, Will Akins, Lee and Jason Timms, Brian Skelton, Creed Smith and Ryan Thompson.

The family will be at the funeral home to visit with relatives and friends from 5-7 p.m. today.

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the service to Evans & Miller Funeral Home in Poteau.

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