Catherine M. Thompson

Catherine M. Thompson, age 90 of Maryville, IL, formerly of Alorton, IL, born December 4, 1921 in Murphysboro, IL passed away 10:40 pm on Monday, December 3, 2012 at Manor Court of Maryville.

Catherine was a homemaker and enjoyed canning, sewing, bowling and fishing.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Pierson and Sarah nee Varner Pierson; three brothers:  Elvis, Bert and Clayton Pierson; two sisters: Oda Shipley and Ora Lowell; and a grandson, Gary Thompson.

She is survived by her son, Glenn (Judy) Thompson of Collinsville; daughter, Karen Thompson of Belleville; four grandchildren: Larry Thompson of Belleville, Christopher (April) Thompson of Collinsville; Kimberly Thompson of Tampa, FL; and Rebecca (Brian) Thompson-Mize of St. Charles County, MO; three great grandchildren:  Emma and Ella Mize and Zoe Thompson.

Visitation will be from 9am to 11am Friday, December 7, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center Street, Maryville, IL.

Funeral service will be 11am Friday, December 7, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Wright officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

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