JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
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
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