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May 28, 1923 - March 4, 2021
She enjoyed teaching children’s Sunday School classes, gardening and canning the fruits and vegetables she grew.
Service Date March 12, 2021
Henrietta Thompson left this world on March 4th to be with the Lord and her Husband of 73 years, Wayne Thompson. She was 97 years old.
Born in Knox County Kentucky on May 28, 1923, the farming family settled in the Marceline, Missouri area where she met Walter Wayne Thompson, Jr. and the two were married in Quincy, Massachusetts on January 16th, 1943. Their union produced five children. Rebecca (Dan) Best of Wilmington, NC, Patricia (Kim) Livensparger of Goleta, CA, Larry Thompson of Tucson, AZ, Sherry (Dan) Trujillo of Montrose, CO, Cindy (Rick) Ditch of Columbus, OH
Henrietta ministered beside her Pastor husband for 50 years. She enjoyed teaching children’s Sunday School classes, gardening and canning the fruits and vegetables she grew. As the 7th of 8 children, she was the last of her line. Henrietta was preceded in death by her husband Wayne, and a grandson Jeff.
She is survived by all 5 of her children, 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren (with another on the way).
A funeral will be held Friday, March 12 at 10 a.m. at Rosemont Baptist Church followed by a committal service at Grand View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hope West Hospice.725 S. 4th Street. Montrose, CO 81401
Crippin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.