Vernon Thompson of Irving, Texas, passed away December 14, 2015 in Irving. He was born on August 17, 1929 in Byars, Okla., to Henry and Dally Thompson. Vernon was self-employed in the tile and marble business for 55 years. He is preceded in death by his parents; son Gary Thompson; several sisters and two nephews. Left behind to mourn his loss are his wife of 27 years Barbara Thompson of Irving; daughter Carol Valentine of Shawnee, Okla., son Jimmy Thompson of Guthrie, Okla.; granddaughters Amber Hendricksen of Melissa, Texas, Stacy Cody of Arlington, Texas, Haylea Cloyes of Murphy, Texas, Crystal Okasha of Canada, Shanna Lee and Nichole Miton of Oklahoma; grandsons Hunter Valentine of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Taylor Valentine of New York, NY, Matthew Thompson of Oklahoma; sister Neitha Canada of Oklahoma; brother Albert Thompson of Eufaula, Okla.; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, December 18, 2015 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home. The family will hold private services at a later date.
Published on  December 15, 2015