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Ora Maye Pullen Thompson
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1919
Murray County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2001
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Printed in The Davis News on Nov. 14, 2001; Reprinted with permission


Davis High School graduate Ora Maye Thompson, 82, died at her home in Youngtown, Ariz. on Nov. 1, 2001. Memorial services will be held at First Southern Baptist Church in Sun City, Ariz., on Nov. 19. She was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cyprus, Calif.

Mrs. Thompson was born Sept. 11, 1919, in Davis to Carrie and Cecil Pullen. She attended East Central State Teachers College in Ada and Southeastern State Teachers College in Durant. She married Wildon R. Thompson on June 28, 1942, at Davis and they transferred to Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, where she majored in business education and minored in religious education. She was church organist and pianist and wrote words and music for children's songs. She also sang in her church choir. She enjoyed traveling and had attended every Baptist meeting in Glorietta since it was started.

She was preceded in death by her husband on March 12, 1984; her parents; two brothers, Walker Pullen and G.W. Pullen, both of Davis, and her twin sister, Jessie Fae Staats of Oklahoma City. Survivors include her son, David R. Thompson of Wellington, Nev.; her daughter, Rebecca Jane Pozsgai of Viejo, California; four grandchildren; a brother, Gordon Pullen of Davis, and two sisters, Ruth Mancebo of Ada and Mary Sue Roberts of Roff.
Family links: 
  Cecil Bayard Pullen (1891 - 1959)
  Carrie Tom Kelly Pullen (1894 - 1967)
  Wildon Revel Thompson (1916 - 1984)*
  Walker Lynn Pullen (1912 - 1938)*
  Geneva Ruth Pullen Mancebo (1913 - 2003)*
  Mary Sue Pullen Roberts (1915 - 2010)*
  George W Pullen (1916 - 1997)*
  Ora Maye Pullen Thompson (1919 - 2001)
  Jessie Faye Pullen Staats (1919 - 1978)*
  Gordon Buford Pullen (1925 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress)
Orange County
California, USA
Plot: Awakening Faith,Map 03,Lot 3220,Space 5
Created by: J&G Sanders
Record added: Apr 02, 2010
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Ora Maye <i>Pullen</i> Thompson
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Ora Maye <i>Pullen</i> Thompson
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Ora Maye <i>Pullen</i> Thompson
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 Added: Apr. 2, 2010

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