Sunday, July 29, 2012

Sunday's Obituary: Cordie (Burnette) Thompson

Obituary, hand clipped from
unknown newspaper

Mrs. Cordie B. Thompson

     STANFORD (Spl.) - Funeral for Mrs. Cordie Burnette Thompson, 91, of East Main St. in Stanford, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Beazley-Raney-Speaks Funeral Home in Stanford by the Rev. Charles Jenkins. Burial will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
   She died Sunday morning at Ft. Logan Hospital after a long illness. She was the widow of Morris Thompson and the daughter of the late Cornelius and Ursula Martin Burdette (sic).
     A native of Pulaski County, she was a housewife and member of the Stanford Baptist Church.
     Survivors are one son, M.G. Thompson of Stanford; one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Osborne of Stanford; one grandson, Johnny Thompson of Stanford; two granddaughters, Mrs. James D. Weaver of Lexington and Mrs. Wayne Hazlett of Stanford and three great-grandchildren.
     Friends may call at the funeral home.

Daisy Cordelia (Burnette) Thompson was the half sister of my great grandmother, Sarah (Davis) Wallen. She was married to Morris Milton Thompson on 21 Sept 1904 in Pulaski Co., Kentucky. "Cordie" died 18 Apr 1976 in Lincoln Co., Kentucky. She was mentioned regularly in the diary of my great grandfather, Oliver Morton Wallen.


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