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Sutton Memorial Home
Friday March 13th, 2020
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Caroline Catherine Thompson

Caroline Catherine Thompson, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Life's Journey in Taylorville, Ill.  She was born in Taylorville, Illinois on Sept. 28, 1930, the daughter of Ralph and Lora Bell (Huddleston) Tarrant.  She married Albert R. Thompson Sr. on August 31, 1952 in Stonington, IL and he preceded her in death on August 2, 2009. She retired from the Christian County Court house after 10 years, and she also carried papers for the Breeze Courier.

She is survived by children, Becky (Terry) of MN. Albert Jr (Laura) Mn, David, Mn, Charles (Debra) Ill, Sally, Ill, Dale Mn, her brother, Larry Neidigh (Wanda) Fl.. She loved her many 'Grandbabies ' (as she called them all) Great Grandbabies, and Great Great Grandbabies. Caroline is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Lora Bell Tarrant, brothers, Johnny, Harlow, Joe, LeeDon, and Dean, sisters-Barbara Ann and Myrtle Corrine, sister-in-laws, Josephine, Shirley, Mae Tarrant and Carol Walker, her son, Joe Vail, Grandsons Tyler Cox and Chadwick Germain.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Service will be on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter 2309 W. White Oaks Dr. Suite E Springfield, IL 62704.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Thoughts and prayers are with family, Caroline was a great lady.

Theresa Kinsella Mar 15 2020 12:00 AM

Sweet Caroline was a song that always brought a smile to her face when I would sing to her as we would pass by. Always keeping God first in her life kept her grounded and stable. She was easy to love because she always gave of God's love to you first .

Bruce and Edie Jones Mar 15 2020 12:00 AM

She was truly a great person always cheerful and so kind to me every time I seen her I remember every time I would go to her house or she would see me and dale together would always say you two boys better stay out of trouble R.I.P heaven truly got another amazing angel

Jason Bottoms Mar 13 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Caroline Thompson

Evelyn Watson Mar 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Caroline Thompson

Debbie Mar 11 2020 12:00 AM

Thanks Debi , it's means a lot.

Charles Thompson Mar 10 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to all of the family. She was a hard working wonderful lady. She will be missed!!!! God bless you all!!!

Debi Sherwood Mar 9 2020 12:00 AM