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Opal Nadine Thompson passed away peacefully at her home for the last 4 years in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on 9/16/17. She was 93.
Opal was formerly a longtime resident of the Chickasha area. Opal attended OCW and graduated with a degree in Home Economics.
Opal married R. B. Thompson in 1949. They enjoyed spending time with their family and friends. They made many camping trips to beautiful Colorado.
Opal is survived by her children Mike Thompson, David Thompson and Sue Thompson Mazzoleni and 5 grandchildren Bryan Thompson, Morgan Thompson, Nathan Thompson, Sara Mazzoleni and Lauren Mazzoleni.
Opal loved to cook for her family and friends. She always delighted them with her cream pies and banana bread. Opal retired from Oklahoma Dept. of Human services after being employed for more than 24 years. Opal enjoyed many hobbies especially sewing and quilting. She made quilts for all members of her family. Opal was a longtime member of The Presbyterian Church and was very involved in church activities. She embraced her faith and charitable causes.
Mom, grandma and dear friend. We will miss you but we will keep you in our hearts. You showed us how to love and because of your unconditional love, you were always there when we needed you. You fought a valiant challenging fight with dementia but you never lost your sense of humor. We are so proud of you. Mom now you will be at peace. You are with Daddy and we will take strength from that love forever.Service will held at Ferguson Funeral Home in Chickasha on September 29th at 1 pm.
Published on September 21, 2017
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