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Dorothy Sanders Thompson

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Funeral services for Dorothy Sanders Thompson, 86, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at South Liberty Baptist Church.

Interment will follow in Arbala Cemetery with Bryan McAlister, Jeff Sexton, David Johnston, Rob James and Chris Robinson serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at the church one hour before the service.

Dorothy Sanders Thompson passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at her residence.

She was born in Norman, Ark., on Jan. 31, 1926, the daughter of Granville and Suzanna Lee Wehunt Petty.

She married Algie Lee Sanders on Jan. 27, 1947. He preceded her in death in 1991. She married Edgar H. Thompson on April 19, 1993. He preceded her in death in 2009.

She was a member of the South Liberty Baptist Church and Sulphur Springs Rebecca Lodge.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Drayton of Sulphur Springs and Annette McAlister and husband, Bryan, also of Sulphur Springs; one sister, Clara Tennison of Mount Pleasant; her grandchildren, James Morgan, Heather Rubid, Jordan Drayton, Tani and Rob James, Whitney and Chris Robinson; and her great-grandchildren, Jacob Morgan, Abigail Morgan, Matthon Morgan and Trinity Morgan.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Jason Wayne Morgan.

Arrangements are under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home. The online register can be signed at:






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