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Mildred Lorraine “Jo” Thompson

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Mildred Lorraine “Jo” Thompson, 84, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at Joplin Health & Rehab.  Jo was born June 10, 1934 in Carthage to Clarence and Opal “Sterling” Nappier. 

Jo was an administrative secretary at Steadley / Leggett & Platt for over 40 years and a member of the First Baptist Church in Carthage.  She was very active in her church, a member of the Red Hats Society and delivered Meals On Wheels.

Jo was united in marriage to Leland P. Thompson; he preceded her in death.

Jo is survived by one son, Daniel Thompson of Carthage.

Jo was preceded in death by two brothers, Forest and Wendell Nappier; one sister, Norma Fullerton; and one niece, Kathy Fullerton.

Memorial services will held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2019 at Ulmer Funeral Home.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.