June Ella Thompson

Monday, March 30, 2015

June Ella (Haywood) Thompson was born June 21, 1932, to Herbert and Neatie (Edwards) Haywood. June passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family.

On Feb. 3, 1951, June was married to Edward Thompson and to this union five children were born, Debra, Martie, Anthony, Tamara and Kyle Ray.

She was preceded in death by her son, Martie Thompson; her parents, Herbert and Neatie Haywood; her sisters, Lorene Staples, Thelma Moreland and Betty Perry and her brothers, Doyne Haywood, Leroy Haywood and Vernon Haywood.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Edward Thompson; her children, Debra Redford of Piggott, Ark., Anthony Thompson of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Tamara (Tammy) Lyman and husband David of Piggott, Ark. and Kyle Ray Thompson and wife Kelly of Moscow Mills, Mo.; grandchildren, Melissa Shannon and husband Dan, Matthew Redford, Anthony Thompson, Jr., Joseph Thompson, Kacy Lyman, Shawn Lyman, Carly Thompson, Kennedy Thompson and Kyle Edward Thompson; her great-grandchildren, Kayla and Jessica Shannon and Tyson Redford; her sisters, Berneda Dees, Bonnie Perry and Roselie Lillyroot; her brothers, Jimmy Haywood, Jackie Haywood and Larry Haywood and many other and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Kevin Murray officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Friday evening at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.