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Emma Catherine Grace Thompson
Birth: Mar. 29, 2005
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 2009
Texas, USA

Our precious Emma Catherine Grace Thompson, 4, left this earth to be with her God on Saturday, June 27, 2009. Emma was a happy little girl who brought joy to her family and friends. She was born in Houston on March 29, 2005 to Benjamin Randolph and Abigail (Young) Thompson.

Emma is survived by her parents, Ben and Abigail Thompson and her sisters, Laura and Julia. She is also survived by her devoted paternal grandparents, Laurie and Jim Thompson, her loving maternal grandmother, Margie Routt Young; aunts and uncles Matthew Thompson and fianc/e Alicia Marks, Adam and Jennifer Thompson, David Thompson, Sam Thompson and Rachel Thompson; aunt and uncle Bob and Amanda Young Matthew; great-grandparents Bernice and Leonard Kuderna of New York and Mrs. Dagmar Thompson of Minnesota. She is pre-deceased by her grandfather Solon Young, great-grandparents Milton and Dorothy Ann Routt, Dr. George C. Thompson, Solon and Josephine Young.

Funeral services for Emma Catherine Grace Thompson will be held Friday, July 3, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 7810 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, Texas. Father Hanna, CSB will serve as presider. A private family burial service will be held in Prairie Lea Cemetery. A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday evening at St. Ignatius Catholic Church.

Serving as pallbearers are Matthew Thompson, Adam Thompson, Jonathan Holbert and Eric Japp.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Emma's name can be made to the Houston Coalition for life or the Respect Life organization of your choice.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham.

Brenham Banner-Press
Thursday, July 2, 2009


Emma Thompson died after being sexually abused and beaten.

SEPTEMBER 2010 - Abigail Young, Emma's mother, was found guilty of recklessly causing injury to a child by omission and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Lucas Coe was found guilty of super aggravated sexual assault of a child and sentenced to life in prison.


A St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital memorial fund has been established in Emma's honor. If you would like to make a donation, please visit her St. Jude's Tribute Page. This fund is also established in honor of her paternal great-grandfather, Leonard Kuderna, who passed away from bone cancer on Sept 29, 2010.
Prairie Lea Cemetery
Washington County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Jul 04, 2009
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