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Vonie Thompson

April 21, 1937 — August 24, 2019

Funeral Service for Vonie Thompson, age 82, of Winnsboro will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday August 28, 2019 at the Church of the Nazarene in Sulphur Springs  with Chris Sutherland officiating.  . Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Murray Orwosky Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 P.M.  Mrs. Thompson passed away at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs, on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Vonie was born April 21, 1937 in Mississippi to Melvin and Ethel Buffington-Varner. She married the love of her life Claude Thompson January 8th , 1955.  Vonie raised six children and worked beside her husband in the church. She enjoyed sewing, crafting and cooking.  She loved Jesus and enjoyed sharing her faith with others. Vonie went to be with the Lord on August 24th, 2019.

Vonie is survived by her husband Claude of Winnsboro, daughter Dolly Zehner and husband Chip of Peyton, Colorado, Deborah Swafford of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Donna Sutherland and husband Chris of Texarkana, Texas , Danise Randall and husband David of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Deanna Belmonte and husband Edwin of Fate, Texas, and son Danny Thompson and wife Chelly of Van Cleave , Mississippi. Vonie was the proud grandparent of 13 grandchildren and 11 great grand children.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, August 27, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Murray - Orwosky (Sulphur Springs)


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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Starts at 3:00pm (Central time)

Sulphur Springs Church of the Nazarene

1300 League St S, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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