Jimmie Tompkins

Friday, November 13, 2015

Mrs. Jimmie Frances Tompkins, 85, of Franklin, Tenn., formerly of Burdette, and a 1948 graduate of Blytheville High School, died peacefully on Nov. 10, 2015.

A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she enjoyed cooking for her large family, dancing, reading, visiting her family, and volunteering at the local hospital. She was a former member, Sunday School teacher, choir member, and handbell ringer at First Baptist Church of Osceola and is a current member of Clearview Baptist Church in Franklin.

Survivors include her devoted husband of 65 years, Chris Tompkins of Burdette;

Children, Chris Tompkins III (Liz Rainwater) of Fayetteville, Tommy Tompkins (Kathy) of Nashville, Steve Tompkins (Susan) of Wetumpka, Ala., Andrew Tompkins (Laurie) of Nashville, and Julie Tompkins Pogue of Franklin, Tenn.; and

17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church, Osceola, November 21, 2015 at 1 p.m. with visitation following. A memorial service will be held at Clearview Baptist Church, Franklin, Tenn., November 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., visitation following.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to First Baptist Church, 2900 W Keiser Ave, Osceola, AR 72370. WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 615-794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com