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Donna Sue Thompson Major

Thursday, August 29, 2019
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Donna Sue Thompson Major of Kerrville, Texas passed away Aug. 21, 2019, at the age of 83.

She was born in Gilpin, Texas on March 5, 1936, to Earnest and Vera Thomas. She graduated from Jayton High School and married Kenneth Thompson in 1953 in Spur, Texas. She was a member of the Baptist church. Donna, known to most as “Meme,” had many careers throughout her life, including ranching, farming and home remodeling but, ultimately, she excelled at being a mother and grandmother.

Donna was preceded in death by her mother and father, Kenneth Thompson, sister Zana Lewis, nephew Garland Hill Sr., grandnephew Rye Michael Hill and grandniece Malerie Elizabeth Carman.

She is survived by her son, Roy Thompson, of Kerrville; grandchildren Corbin Thompson of Kerrville, Madeline (Hunter) Romer of Bedford, Texas and Lauren Thompson of Flower Mound, Texas; great grandson, Jonathon Romer; brother, Harold Thomas; sisters Linda Boudreaux and Winnie Gardinier; brother-in-law Jim Lewis; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Hotel Matador in Matador, Texas on Sept. 14, 2019, at 4 p.m. Honorary pallbearers are Sharlene Smith Brittan, Chris Gwinn, Tim Shannon, Robert Parker, Keith Loeffler and Roy Hobbs.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Peterson Hospice of Kerrville in memory of Donna Major, 250 Cully Dr., Kerrville, Texas 78028 or to Motley County ISD c/o William Cochran, P.O. Box 310, Matador, Texas 79244. Donna always said Roy’s high school days and her involvement with the kids at Motley County school were the most joyful time of her life.

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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.