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Nellie Gray Thompson

April 17, 1921 - June 8, 2011
 
Nellie Gray Thompson, 90, of Hamilton, Texas and a resident of the Dallas area for many years, died in Hamilton, Wednesday, June 8th following an extended illness. Nellie was the daughter of Houston and Verdie May Blair Hill and was born April 17, 1921 in Dallas. She had moved to Hamilton from Lamkin, Texas 12 years ago.

She was a baker and loved to cook and bake and she had been a member of the Northwest Baptist Church in Dallas.
Preceded in death by her husband Robert Lee Long, Sr. in 1951, she later married William Franklin Thompson who also preceded her in death in 1986. A son, Robert Lee Long, Jr. also preceded her in death in 2010 as did a daughter, Charlotte Calvery who died in 1993.

Survivors include her sons, Donnie Ray Long of Arlington, TX, and Jimmy Dale Long of Ben Franklin, TX and a daughter, Verda Carson of Lamkin, TX.

Preceded in death by a step-son, Franklin Earl Thompson in 2001, Nellie is also survived by a Step-daughter Shirley Sue Gomez of Highland Village, three step-sons, Benjie Lee Thompson of Cisco, TX, Danny J. Thompson of Grand Saline, TX, and Ronnie Ray Thompson of Pritchett, TX.

Also surviving is a legacy of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.

Visitation will be at the Rhoton Funeral Home on Sunday, June 12th from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at which time funeral services will be conducted. Officiating will be Daniel Calwell and burial will follow in the Furneaux Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Larry Story, Jeremy Calvery, T.J. Carson, James McMillan, Bobby J. Carson and Dan Carson.

Arrangements under the direction of Rhoton Funeral Home, Carrollton, TX.

 


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