From our October 19, 2000 edition.


Funeral services for Maggie Mae Thompson, age 77, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa with Pastor John Love of Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo officiating.  Burial was held in Memory Gardens Cemetery of Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Thompson died October 10, 2000, in Amarillo.  She was born February 2, 1923, in Los Angeles, CA.  She moved to Pampa in 1950 from Arizona.  She was a cook at the Coronado Inn and at the Black Gold.  She married Bob Thompson on September 18, 1981, in Amarillo and moved to Howardwick in 1987.  She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Dale McPherson, in 1952.

Survivors include her husband of the home; four sons, John McPherson of Amarillo, Sam McPherson of Borger, Jim McPherson of Elk City, and Bill McPherson of Fairborn, OH; one step-son, Robert L. Thompson of Las Vegas, NM; 12 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

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