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Willis Howard "Bill" Thompson
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1908
Death: Oct. 7, 1969

PFC U.S. Marine Corp WW II
Known as Bill.

Son of Jacob Calvin & Anna Vesta Pleasant Thompson of Parsons, West Virginia.

Siblings include Delphia, Bertha, Virginia, Agnes, Richard, & Fay.

1st wife Mabel Joy West (Thompson, Gorsky) They had 1 daughter Clara Fay in 1928. Bill worked at the Tannery in Parsons, WV in 1930 census. Daughter Clare was listed as 1 1/2.

In the mid to late 1930's, Bill worked in the CCC's in Smoky Mountain National Park with John T. Evans. Bill lived with the Evans family in Cosby, TN & was LOVED LIKE FAMILY FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES.

Bill Married 2nd wife Leora Webb of Cosby, TN, on March 8, 1936 in Cosby.
They had daughter Ora "Carolyn" & son John Howard "Jack".

Bill & Leora moved to Kingsport & in 1940 census, he worked as a truck driver at Mason Dixon.

Grandchildren: Tim and Mark Monroe, Cindy Alvis and husband Randy, Chip Thompson and wife Misty. Great-Grandchildren: Emily, Anna, and Caitlyn Monroe, John Mark Monroe, Aaron,Jacob and Gypsy Alvis, and Brady Thompson. Great-Great Grandchildren: Caden Alvis and Charlie Monroe.

The back of Bill & Leora's headstone is Evans, the headstone for long time friends Bob & Ailene Evans. 
Family links: 
  Jacob C Thompson (1888 - 1928)
  Anna V Pleasant Thompson (1889 - 1928)
  Mabel Joy West Gorsky (1913 - 1959)
  Leora Webb Thompson (1916 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Union Cemetery
Cocke County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Anna Lane Long
Record added: Dec 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45019040
Willis Howard Bill Thompson
Added by: Anna Lane Long
Willis Howard Bill Thompson
Added by: Anna Lane Long
Willis Howard Bill Thompson
Added by: Anna Lane Long
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PFC U.S. Marine Corp WW II Veteran
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 Added: Dec. 13, 2011

 Added: Apr. 8, 2010

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