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Evelyn Faye Thompson

February 10, 1931 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 90)

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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



Great Grandchildren:

Brandon Patterson

Jacob Patterson and wife, Jordan

Dallas Johnson and wife, Jasmine

Madison Johnson

Meredith Johnson

Joseph Thompson

Brookelynn Thompson

Timothy Wynn

Jenna Wynn

Julia Wynn

Tessa Wynn

Jett Wynn

Colby Kneipp

Addaline Kneipp

Cutter Thompson

Cody Thompson

Kane Harvey

Trevor Harvey

Avelyn Harvey



Bill Anderson and wife, Judy


JoNell Barnes

 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.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Evelyn Faye Thompson, please visit our floral store.


September 3, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935

Funeral Service
September 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935


Restland Cemetery
M L Anderson Drive
Tenaha, TX 75974

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