Betty Samples Thompson

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Betty Samples Thompson

Betty Samples Thompson, 82, of Manila, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at her home. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Henryetta Cravens and was a lifelong area resident. Betty was a retired beautician. She was of the Pentecostal faith and over the years had attended many area churches.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers; Clarence Cravens, Doyle Cravens and Charles Cravens, Jr., and a sister, Thelma Rundel.

She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Kenneth Thompson of Manila; and one stepdaughter, Mary A. Smith of Manila. She also leaves six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. J. Wayne Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

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