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Laura Hollins Thompson

Obituary for Laura Hollins Thompson

September 7, 1939 - July 26, 2019
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 79


Laura Hollins Thompson, 79, of Owensboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ while surrounded by her loving family at home, on July 26, 2019. She was born in Logan County, KY on September 7, 1939 to the late Roger Harold "Sam" and Lula Hollins. Laura was a homemaker and dedicated her life to serving others. Her children, other family and friends were all recipients of her loving care that she offered. Laura volunteered at Immaculate Catholic Church where she was a long-time member and had several roles there over the years, including working in the church office and being a team member of the bereavement group. She also volunteered at the Carmel Home and Hospice. Laura was also preceded in death by her former husband, James J. Thompson.

She is survived by her children, Adina (Joe) Hart, Betty (Chris) Schartung, Dan (Linda) Thompson, Glenn Thompson and Sam (Juan Carlos Carrion) Thompson; brother, Roger (Vardee) Hollins; sisters, Mary (Larry) Matzen, Della Schild and Zella Murad; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

The memorial service for Laura will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Immaculate Catholic Church where visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Fr. John Vaughan will officiate. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Western Kentucky.

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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