Thompson Cemetery Located on the private property of ICI Explosives in Jasper county MO. Driving from Joplin: Eastbound on 7th street (highway 66, or I-44 Business) past Duenweg to county road 180 (AA highway), turn left (north... it's the only way you can turn). Approx 1 mile down on your right is the entrance to the plant. (Directly across the street from Sterling cemetery). Thompson cemetery itself is approx. another mile down county rd.180 on the right and approx. 1/4 mile east of of the roadway. You MUST gain entrance to the cemetery through the company!!