Almeta Grace Thompson

Died December 27, 2017

Almeta Grace Thompson, 98, died on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Catherine’s Hospital, Garden City, KS.

She was the daughter of Charles Robert and Lillie Myrtle (Greenwood) Ertz.  She was born on December 18, 1919 in Stevens County, KS.

Almeta and John McCall were married in 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1948.

Almeta and Robert “Bob” Thompson were married on April 5, 1951 in Hugoton, KS.  They made their home in Hugoton.  He preceded her in death on November 25, 1993.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Hugoton.

She loved her family, and spending time baking with her grandchildren.

Her hobbies included painting, ceramics, crocheting, quilting and music.

Almeta played the wash tub drum and was a founding member of the Glow Worm band and the last surviving member.

She is survived by two sons, Phillip Thompson and wife Jo, Hugoton, KS.; David Thompson and wife Dr. Susan , Clay Center, KS., five Grandchildren, eight Great Grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; three infant sons; granddaughter, Tera Thompson; great grandson, Ricky Lee Tharp Jr.; five brothers, Harry, John, Marvin, Victor, Virgil; five sisters, Thelma, Ruby, Jessie, Alice and Rosie.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM at First Christian Church, Hugoton, KS.  Burial will follow at the Hugoton Cemetery, Hugoton, KS.

Friends may call Friday 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM at Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton.

Family will receive friends Friday 5PM to 7PM at the funeral home.

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