Shirley Raye Mitchell Thompson

Shirley Raye Mitchell Thompson, 78, of Merryville, LA, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.


She was a member for 45 years with the Ladies Auxiliary to the V.F.W.; 3802 Post of DeQuincy, LA and 9711 Post of Merryville, LA. She occupied offices as Guard to President and of Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign War.  She was a hospital chairman and a Voice of Democracy.  She was a member of the Merryville Cemetery Association and was affiliated with the Baptist Church of BonWier, TX as well as the First Baptist Church of Merryville.


Those left to cherish her memory are son, Richard Thompson & Sharon of Jasper, TX; daughter, Lisa Renee` Bradford & Hirl of Newton, TX; sister, Anna Faye Hryhorchuk of Carthage, TX; daughter-in-law, Mary Thompson; special friend, Billy Pharris; grandchildren, Tracy Butters, Lawain Thompson, Matthew Thompson, Jason Thompson, Kimberly Bingham, Cassie Jenkins, Cagney Coody; 12 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.


She is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Troy Thompson; son, Charles Troy Thompson; parents, Ira & Thursie Mitchell; brothers, Henry Franks and AB (Jack) Mitchell; sister, Myrece Davis.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 18, 2017 also at Myers Colonial Funeral Home.  Officiating the service will be Brother Guy Snyder.  Burial will follow at Merryville Cemetery in Merryville, LA.

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