Oaklawn, Illinois. resident Debbie A. Thompson is dead

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Debbie A. Thompson death – obituary, cause of death : Debbie Thompson of Oaklawn, Illinois. Has been declared dead on August 11, 2009.

Debbie A. Thompson was born November 3, 1962 in Oaklawn, Illinois to John Leeper, Sr. and Dorothy (Peterson) Leeper. Before her passing, she had worked as a Support Manager at Walmart in Herrin. She was a sweet, gentle and kind heart lady who was loved by many. She touched so many hearts with her warm smile and gentle nature. She got married to Kenneth T. Thompson on June 24, 1999 in Paducah, KY.

She is survived by her five sons and two daughters-in-law, Philip J. and Cassandra Martin of Leland, IL, Anthony J. Martin of Herrin, Eric T. Thompson of Abilene, KS, Jacob J. and Frances Martin of Winfield, IL and Spencer J. Martin of Herrin; five daughters and two sons-in-law, Kristin L. Myers of White Ash, Elizabeth A. and Doug Stroda of Hope, KS, Kayla R. and Steven Vaught of Herrin, Kelly A. Martin of Marion and Jaycie Lynne Martin of Herrin; Sixteen grandchildren; Brother and sister-in-law, John and Cindy Leeper of Lockport, IL and several nieces and nephews.

Cause of death:

As at the time of writing this report, probable cause of death was not made known.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and daughter-in-law, Amanda LaBelle.

Services will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Michael Tetmeyer officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin. In lieu of flowers the family would prefer memorials donations made to Kayla Vaught, for educational expenses for Jaycie.