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Helen Thompson

August 23, 1928 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 92)


Mrs. Helen Faye Hall Thompson was born on August 23, 1928 in Reagan, Texas to Charlie Foster Hall and Alice Inez Bowie Hall. Helen was the oldest daughter of 10 children.

Helen grew up attending Salt Branch Baptist Church in Reagan, Texas.

She loved the Lord and lived her life as a Christian. As a young woman, she and three of her cousins, Annie Fay, Thelma, and Opal Lee decided to move to the big city of Waco, Texas. There they found jobs and she met the love of her life. The handsome Harold L. Thompson was real catch. After several months of supervised dating, they decided to get married. In their union, six children were born and they were married 59 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Alice Hall; husband, Harold L. Thompson; sons, Harold G. Thompson and Larry N. Thompson and seven siblings.

She leaves to cherish her memory: her children, Shirley (Frank) Watch, Haywood Thompson, Ralph (Denita) Thompson and Carol Thompson; 19 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Lou (Willie) Swindell; brother, Bobby (Roberta) Hall and a host loving nieces, nephews and cousins whom she loved very much.

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April 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
McDowell Funeral Home, L.L.C.
1104 Chestnut Street
Waco, TX 76704

Funeral Service
April 3, 2021

11:00 AM
Second Missionary Baptist Church
2001 Dallas Street
Waco, TX 76704

April 3, 2021

Doris Miller Memorial Park
4800 Bellmead Drive
Waco, TX 76704

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