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Eunice Gladys Thompson
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“Trudy, I'm so sorry for your loss ~ our thoughts are with you and your family. I remember your mom from our band tours - she had more guts then I...Read More ยป
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Eunice Gladys Thompson, 91, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 10:05 A.M. Thursday January 3, 2013 at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL. She was born February 26, 1921 in Berksville, KY, the daughter of James and Edna (Ward) Thacker. She married Glenn Ross Thompson on October 23, 1941 in Peoria, IL. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2007.
She is survived by two daughters, Trudy (Leon) Anderson of Hoopeston and Shannon (Juan) Acosta of Hoopeston; five grandchildren, Michelle Castellano, Bradley Garner, Elecia, Isabell and Bradley Acosta; four great-grandchildren Mollie, Sabrina, Glenn and Ellie Castellano; one niece Teddia Gauges of Danville, IL, two nephews and one special nephew Jeremy Salter of Danville, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister Jean Smith and one brother Ted Gauges.
Mrs. Thompson was a hairdresser in her earlier years and later took care of her family as a stay at home mom. She and her husband Glenn enjoyed working at the Conservation Club in Hoopeston. She also helped with the Share Food Program in Hoopeston and enjoyed making crafts.
A private family service will be held and per her wishes she will be cremated and her ashes will be spread by her family.