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Betty N. Thompson

March 1, 1937 — June 11, 2022

Kaufman

Betty N. Thompson

Betty N. Thompson, 85, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on June 11, 2022.  Betty was born on March 1, 1937, to Olin and Una Vay Neighbors in Hall County near Memphis, TX.  She graduated from Lakeview High School.  On January 12, 1956, Betty married Joe Thompson in Amarillo and they spent a loving 65 years together before his passing in 2021.  When they moved to Dallas, she worked for the Texas Employment Commission for 21 years before retiring and then moving to Kaufman in 1993.  Betty enjoyed quilting, cooking for her family and gardening, especially her rose bushes.  She enjoyed listening to country bluegrass gospel music and camping in their RV.  Her most precious time was spent with her grandkids. She was also a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church in Kaufman.  Betty was a beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister.  Her husband, Joe, parents, Olin and Una Vay, and siblings: Glenda Morgan and Don Neighbors preceded her in death.  Those left to cherish her memory are sons: Gary L. Thompson and wife Kaye of Katy, TX, Mel A. Thompson and wife Mary Lou of Kaufman, TX, and Matthew W. Thompson and wife Dawn of Garland, TX; granddaughters Staci Towns and husband Joseph, Meredith Burns and husband Shane, Megan Miller and husband Tyler; Lauren Sinclair and husband Matt, Miranda Thompson, Jenna Thompson and  grandson Caleb Thompson and wife Shelby; 8 great grandchildren; siblings: Pat Blake and husband Bill and Jim Neighbors and wife Linda; numerous extended family and friends who will miss her dearly.  

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Visitation

Friday, June 17, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

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Interment

Saturday, June 18, 2022

11:00 - 11:30am (Central time)

Wilson Chapel Cemetery

Co Rd 154, Kaufman, TX 75142

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