Louise

May 20, 1932 ~ August 14, 2021

Born in: St. Joe, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Louise Thompson, age 89 of Owensboro passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at her residence. She was born May 20, 1932 in St. Joe, Kentucky the daughter of Steven Vincent and Nizzie Krown Dant.

Louise was a devout Catholic saying the rosary every day, attending daily mass and she even took care of the prayer candles for St. Stephen Cathedral. Her greatest calling was to be a caregiver, this started at a young age as she took on the role of mother to her 10 siblings and continued as a loving mother and grandmother to her own. She was an awesome woman with the strength of Job who loved without end and thought of all others before herself. She enjoyed ironing and cooking, sewing, watching old TV shows, walking and she loved her flowers.

Aside from her parents, Louise was preceded in death by three children, Carolyn, Steven and Judy Faye, four sisters, and three brothers.

Left to honor Louise’s memory are her sons, Charles (Denise), Joseph Ray, Raymond and James Thompson, and her daughter, Mary Lou (Danny) Jones, fifteen grandchildren, thirty-four great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and three brothers, Carl, Albert Lee, and Charles Ray Dant.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at St. Stephen Cathedral. Burial will follow in St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Prayers will be at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of Sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301-9989 or Meals on Wheels, 1650 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42301, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

The family requests that all visitors to the funeral home for visitation or the church for the funeral please wear a mask for the safety of all those in attendance.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Thompson. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Louise Thompson and sign her virtual guestbook by going to www.haleymcginnis.com

Services

Visitation: August 17, 2021 4:00 pm - August 17, 2021 8:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


https://www.haleymcginnis.com

Visitation: August 18, 2021 10:30 am - August 18, 2021 11:30 am

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


https://www.haleymcginnis.com

Prayers: August 17, 2021 6:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


https://www.haleymcginnis.com

Funeral Mass: August 18, 2021 12:00 pm

St. Stephen Cathedral
610 Locust Street
Owensboro, KY 42301


https://www.haleymcginnis.com

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  1. I got to know Louise through her volunteer service as a Senior Companion. She served with grace, dignity and compassion. My sincerest sympathy for your loss. She was a lovely, gentle lady with a huge heart.

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