Mary J. Thompson

Mary Jane Thompson, 89, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, March 19, 2018, at 3:35 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington.

Mrs. Thompson graduated from Blissfield (MI) High School in 1945. She was a homemaker and attended College Park United Brethren Church in Huntington. She taught church youth in Michigan and Arizona.

She was born in Adrian, MI, to James and Vinna Stout Miller. She married John N. Thompson on Nov. 4, 1950, in Blissfield, MI, and he survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Jan (Jay) Ballard, four sons James E. (Margaret) Thompson, David J. (Rose) Thompson, Richard D. (Elizabeth) Thompson and Michael N. (Mary) Thompson; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson.

Calling is Friday, March 23, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A funeral service will follow immediately after at noon at the mortuary, with Rev. Gary Dilley officiating. Burial will be in Riga Cemetery in Riga, MI, at a later date.

Memorials are to Riley Hospital for Children or College Park United Brethren Church, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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