Minnie Thompson

Minnie Watson Thompson, 95, of Paris died Friday, June 7, 2019 at her home.

A graveside service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at Lyons Municipal Cemetery in Lyons, Kansas.

Birzer Funeral Home in Lyons is in charge of arrangements. McEvoy Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Thompson was born July 9, 1923, in Avant, Okla. She was the daughter of the late Morgan Franklin and Mildred Ann Faught Watson.

She was married Oct. 27, 1945, to John A. Thompson, who preceded her in death on July 5, 2008.

She is survived by a daughter, Anne (Jack) Russell of Paris; a son, John R. (Tania) Thompson of Inman, Kan.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley Ann Zempel of Minneapolis.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two brothers, James M. and Robert E. Watson.

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