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Mary Gusaline Thompson

June 4, 2011

Mary Gusaline Thompson, age 80, of Benton, passed away Friday, June 3, 2011.  She was born November 18, 1930, in Bauxite, Ark. 
Mrs. Thompson was retired from Saline Memorial Hospital and a member of New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gus Alfred and Audrie Neal Shiftlett, and a sister, Carmen.
She is survived by her husband, George Thompson of Benton; four children, George David and Charlotte Thompson of Keene, Texas, Robert Dennis and Margaret Thompson, Mary Catherine and Doug King and Stacey Michelle and Curtis Riddling, all of Benton; 10 grandchildren, Jessica and Christina Chenault, Andrea Thompson, Katelyn, Shelby and Audrie Riddling, all of Benton, Robert and wife Maria Thompson of Norfolk, Va.,, Daisy, Rose and Felicia Thompson, all of Texas; and 12 great-grandchildren.
 Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at Ashby Funeral Home with burial to follow at New Friendship Cemetery.  The Rev. Carl Wright will be officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 6, at Ashby Funeral Home.
 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1348, Benton, AR 72018.
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