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 Opal <I>Keen</I> Thompson

Opal Keen Thompson

Birth
Houston County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Dec 2008 (aged 99)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 32507945 · View Source
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Opal Thompson, 99, of Dallas, TX and formerly of Elkhart, TX died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, in a Dallas nursing home. Burial in Parker Cemetery in Houston County was under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. She was born November 20, 1909 in Houston County, Texas. Opal was one of 12 children of Ed and Della Keen who were raised on their farm in Houston County. From her father's second marriage, she was joined by four step sisters and another sister born in 1922. Opal's life was spent primarily as the devoted wife to her beloved husband, Walter S. Thompson, Jr., who preceded her in death in 1980. Although they had no children, she was the loving aunt to many nieces and nephews and their families. Opal is survived by sister, Nora Wills of Dallas; brother, Darrell Keen of Elkhart; sister, Eddie Garrison of Yellville, Ark.; and the many nieces and nephews and their families.
(edited from the Herald-Press from 12/29/2008)


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  • Created by: Bernard-Trigg
  • Added: 30 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32507945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Opal Keen Thompson (20 Nov 1909–27 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32507945, citing Parker Cemetery, Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Bernard-Trigg (contributor 46860860) .