Dateline: February 21, 2008

Marcetas Loi “Mable” Thompson, 86, died Thursday, February 14, 2008, in Clarendon.

Services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2008, in the First United Methodist Church in Vega with Minister Brad Thompson, officiating, and Jerry Keeley assisting. Musical arrangements were provided by the Southwest Church of Christ Singers. Burial was held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Vega. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors.

Mable was born July 7, 1921, in Rolla, Kansas to Everett Grant and Freda Hintergardt Tracy. She married Albert Day Thompson December 21, 1941. She had been a resident of Vega most of her life before moving to Clarendon in 1999. She was a secretary and clerk for SPS prior to her retirement. She was active in the Senior Citizens Association. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Vega.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Day Thompson, on May 20, 1998; her parents; and her brother, Merlyn.

Survivors include two sons, Marvin Thompson and his wife Sue of Clarendon, and Jerry Ray Thompson of Calistoga, Calif.; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

The family requests memorials be to The Hali Project, 26551 Newton, Canyon, Texas 79015, or the American Cancer Society, or Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch.

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