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Bettye Thompson

January 18, 1942 - September 19, 2013

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Bettye Mae Thompson of West Helena, AR went to be the Angels on September 19, 2013 at Crestpark Nursing Home. She was born to the late Lige and Elnora Barnes on January 18, 1942 in Lexa, Arkansas.

Bettye received Christ at an early age at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Southland, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her parents Lige and Elnora Barnes and (2) sons Michael Muhammad Brandon, and Curtis Thompson.

Mrs.Bettye was married to Mr. James Thompson in 1964 and to their union 7 children's were born where they soon moved to West Helena, Arkansas and raised their loving family.

In 1980 Bettye received her certificate for Nursing Assistant where she became an employee at Crestpark Nursing Home for many years until her retirement.

Mrs. Bettye leaves to cherish her memories Beverly Turner of Romeoville IL; Melvin and Tommy Thompson both of West Helena, AR; Marilyn Thompson of Rochelle, IL; and Darrell James Thompson of Memphis, TN.

Mrs. Bettye also leaves to cherish her memories her brothers Roy Barnes of Pine Bluff, AR; Tony (Cammie) Barnes of West Helena, AR; Elige Barnes of Los Angeles, CA; (3) sisters Mary Dougals of Duluth, GA; Rosie (Sammie) Spencer of Hooks, TX; and Deloris Barnes of Chicago, IL and a host of grandchildren, great grands, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.