BENTON — Mrs. Merry Sue (McCuiston) Thompson, 79, of Benton, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at 11:05 p.m. at Lourdes hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.
Born Easter Sunday, April 9, 1933, in Murray, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Thomas B. McCuiston and the late Willie (Roberts) McCuiston. She was the wife of the late Jackie Lee Thompson, who passed away August 29, 2012.
She was a mother, homemaker and retired bookkeeper and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.
Surviving are one daughter, Catherine Lee Street, husband Randy Otto of Hardin, Ky.; two sons, Thomas Hugh Thompson, wife Cari Lynn of Benton, Ky., and Timothy Dale Thompson, wife Joanne M. of Port Allen, La.; grandchildren, Jason Hugh Thompson, wife Kim of Benton, Ky., Lindsey Catherine Egner, husband Donnie of Benton, Ky., Ryan Street, wife Rebekah of Wesley Chapel, Fla., Tanner S. Thompson of Benton, Ky., Chelsea A. Thompson of Benton, Ky.; great-grandchildren, Mary Grace Thompson of Benton, Ky., Jack T.C. Thompson of Benton, Ky., Hugh David Thompson of Benton, Ky., Jack Henry Street of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Jetson Otto Street of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Penelope Bea.
One sister, Loretta Earles, husband Jim of Benton, Ky., and sister-in-law, Barbara Logeman of Greenville, S.C., also survive.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, and one sister, Margie Farley.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Collier Funeral Chapel with Johnny Phillips officiating.
Visitation will be held between the hours of 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.