Born 6-21-1924 -- Died 10-12-2004
Mary Beatrice Mayfield Thompson, 80, daughter of the late Henderson and Hattie Mayfield, was born June 21, 1924, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Oct. 12, 2004, at her home in Calico Rock. Beatrice was a 1943 graduate of Calico Rock High School. She married Patrick Eugene Thompson Sr. Nov. 26, 1946. To this union two sons were born. She spent her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She retired from the Baxter Lab after 22 years of employment. She was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Patrick Eugene Thompson Sr.; two sons and daughters-in-law -- Patrick E. Thompson Jr. and Cora Thompson Jr., and Michael B. and Vicki Thompson all of Calico Rock; three brothers and sisters-in-law -- Henderson and Sue Mayfield, Robert and Marie Mayfield, all of Kansas City, Mo., and Bruce and Jeanette Mayfield of Clarkridge, Ark.; eight grandchildren and spouses -- Patrick E. Thompson III and Kristie Thompson, Tonya and Winston Wilcox, Stephanie and Kelly Cannon, Feather and Clint Yound, Mandi Thompson, all of Calico Rock, and Elizabeth, John and Seth Thompson of New Mexico; nine great-grandchildren -- Lea Killian, Tiffany Young, Dylan Woody, Evan Thompson, Creed Young, Madilin Lynn, Clayton Thompson, Memphis Young, and Hattie Lynn; two brothers-in-law -- Keith Rash and Gordon Lebowich; three sisters-in-law -- Belle Thompson, Kaye Thomp-son and Ruthie Lebowich; and an aunt, Geneva Knipp. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Neva Jean Mayfield Rash, a brother, Charles Edward "Sonny" May-field, a granddaughter, Ami Thomp- son and an infant daughter.
The funeral was Oct. 16 at Calico Rock Funeral Home Chapel with Gale Wooten officiating. Burial was at Galatia Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Melbourne.
Pallbearers were Clint Young, Tim Mayfield, David Mayfield, Patrick Thompson III, Kelly Cannon and Dale Goodson.
Honorary pallbearers were Lloyd Chandler, George Kemp, Clarence Havner, Ashford, Napier, Tony Collins, Lester Gibson and Tommy Marchant.