Silva Karnese Thompson, daughter of the late Chester Harris and Elga Pattillo Harris, was born n June 24, 1937, in Gideon, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the age of 74 years, 9 months and 5 days.
She married Eugene Thompson on Dec. 20, 1956, in Gideon. He preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 2011. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Aubrey Harris and three sisters, Louise Savage, Ruby Fielder and Chesteen Chappell.
Survivors include two sons, David Thompson and wife, Kim, of Kennett, and Dennis Thompson and Becky, of Holcomb, Mo.; one daughter, Sherry Shipman and husband, William, of Kennett; two brothers, Doil Harris, of Texas and Everett Harris, of Kentucky; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a very special sister-in-law, Chris Gatlin, and other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 1, at the First United Pentecostal Church in Kennett with Revs. Don Sheerin and Carroll McGruder officiating.
Burial was the in Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers were Keith Champlin, Jason Champlin, Michael Thompson, Clyde Owens, Ronnie Eubanks and Danny Liford.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett was in charge of the arrangements.