Arthur M. Thompson
Arthur M. Thompson, 83, Christopher, died at 1:20 a.m. today in Veterans
Administration Hospital, Marion.
Mr. Thompson was born in Jefferson County, June 12, 1890 to Stephen and
Frances Merchank Thompson. He was a retired construction worker and veteran
of World War I. He was a member of the American Legion, Christopher, and
Veterans of Foreign Wars. His wife, Madelynn Walton Scott , preceded him
in death in 1968. Mr. Thompson is survived by a stepson, Robert Walton Scott,
Lafayette, Ind.; four brothers, Rosco, Sesser, Bryan, Glendale Ariz., Earl,
Tamaroa, and Alva, Wonder Lake. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday
in Gilbert Funeral Home, Christopher, Burial will be in the Ward Cemetery,
Mulkeytown. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Source: The Southern Illinoisan
Date: Monday, September 17, 1973
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman