Evelyn Faye Thompson
Feb 10, 1931 – Aug 30, 2021
Evelyn Faye Thompson, 90, of Joaquin, TX entered into rest Monday, August 30, 2021.
Faye was born February 10, 1931, in Palestine, Texas to Evelyn Opal Weatherford and Hugh Lawson Solomon. She showed her love through cooking which began at the early age of nine years old when she would pull a chair up to the stove and cook for her three brothers. Her specialties were biscuits, dressing, chicken and dumplings and her infamous berry cobbler. She was known as the “pie lady” at church. Faye also had a love for sewing and participated in the ladies’ sewing ministry at First Baptist Church Tenaha for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 3rd, 2021, at Mangum Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 4th, 2021, Mangum Funeral Home with Robbie Johnson officiating. Faye will be laid to rest at Restland Cemetery next to her beloved husband.
She is survived by:
Cynthia Patterson and husband, Bobby
Walter “Scooter” Thompson, Jr. and wife, Donna
Carolyn George and husband, Rocky
Carl Thompson and wife, Shelia
Glenn Patterson and wife, Sherry
Angie Johnson and husband, Robbie
Stephen Thompson and wife, Shelly
Brian Thompson and wife, Rachel
Lindsey Wynn and husband, Kevin
Brooke Kneipp and husband, Rusty
Whitton Thompson and wife, Kalita
Shayna Harvey and husband, David
Jacob Patterson and wife, Jordan
Dallas Johnson and wife, Jasmine
Bill Anderson and wife, Judy
Nieces, nephew and other relatives.
Preceded in death by:
Husband: Walter Cline Thompson
Granddaughter: Amanda Faye Cossairt
Parents: Evelyn Weatherford and Hugh Solomon
In-laws: Walter and Audrey Lea Thompson
Brothers: Jimmy Solomon, Robert Solomon
Pallbearers will be Whitton Thompson, Stephen Thompson, Glenn Patterson, Colby Kneipp, Rusty Kneipp, Kevin Wynn, Joseph Thompson, Brian Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Baptist Church Operation Christmas Child or the Ladies Sewing Ministry, PO Box 159, Tenaha, TX 75974.
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