Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

January 20, 2014

Billie Jo 'Jodie' Thompson

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Billie Jo (Jodie) Thompson, 77, of Corsicana, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.  

She was born Sept. 17, 1936 in Corsicana and is preceded in death by her mother and father, Charlie and Thelma Slate, and her loving husband, Bobby Thompson, of 51 years.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Charles Slate and wife Volu, nephew and wife, Dwane and Tammy Slate, niece, Luann Pelletier, great nieces, Peyton Slate and Chelsea Watts, great nephews, Ryan and Chase Slate, cousins, Irma Jean Fallon, Bill Slate and wife Becky, along with several other family members and many long time friends.

She was a member of Calvary Worship Center. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Beeman Cemetery in Retreat with Rev. Michael Bedard officiating.  At her request, there will be no visitation.  

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