Agnes Lucille Thompson, 93, Hutsonville, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday Sept. 4, 2020, at 11:50 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Sullivan, Ind., following many months of failing health.
Born Nov. 21, 1926, in Hutsonville, she was the daughter of Seldon O. and Ada (Scotton) Draper. Lucille graduated both Hutsonville Grade School and High School. On Dec. 22, 1945, she married the love of her life, John Thompson, and they celebrated nearly 55 years of marriage. John preceded her in death January 2000.
Lucille was also a member of the Hutsonville Alumni Association and served as its treasurer for 18 years. She received the Distinguished Alumnus Award just a few years back.
Lucille was a busy homemaker for her two children and her husband. Outside of the home, she was employed for 35 years as a teller and secretary and various other postings for Second National Bank (later First National Bank and now Regions Bank in Robinson).
As a member of the First Baptist Church in Hutsonville, Lucille served on almost every committee, at some time or other, in her church life. Lucille was most proud of being the unofficial church decorating committee person. She tirelessly decorated the church for all major holidays as well as for the changing of the seasons every year. Besides her church activities, Lucille was a member of the Order of Eastern Star for many years.
Surviving Lucille is her daughter, Lillian Sue Daugherty of Hutsonville; a grandson and wife, Neal Dean and Sarah Daugherty of Robinson; and two great-grandchildren, Neal Daniel Daugherty of Orlando, Fla., and Crystal Dawn Daugherty of St. Louis, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Thompson; an infant son at birth, John F. Thompson Jr.; a son, Randy Thompson, in 1970, an infant brother Noal Draper; a brother and spouse, Howard and Irene Draper; and a sister and spouse, Ada Mae and Dale Stead.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Hutsonville with Pastor David Hyde officiating. Interment of cremated remains will be in the Hutsonville Cemetery following the funeral service. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at noon. With COVID-19 Guidelines in mind, it is suggested that visitors wear face coverings while in the building.
Lucille’s family suggests that food and flowers be omitted and that those wishing to contribute in memory of Lucille do so to Regions Bank, 1400 E. Main St., Robinson, with contribution envelopes available at the funeral home.