Betty J. Thompson of Crawfordsville passed away Wednesday evening at the Ben Hur Memory Cottage, six days after her 90th birthday.
Born Jan. 2, 1930 in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Frank Alfrey and B. Imogene Alfrey.
She graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1948, and on June 5, 1948 she married Donald Thompson. He passed away Jan. 14, 2000.
Mrs. Thompson worked at R. R. Donnelley and retired from Lithonia Lighting. She was a member of the Crawfordsville Community Church. She liked to go for walks, do puzzles, play cards and watch birds. Most of all, she loved her family.
Survivors include her son, Don (Julie) Thompson; two daughters, Michele (Rick) Barker and Misha (Cory Brown) Thompson; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a sister, Mary Jacoby; and two brothers, Carroll and Ted Alfrey.
Services are scheduled at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 at Burkhart Funeral Home, 201 W. Wabash Avenue led by Pastor Richard Shirar. Entombment will follow at the Oak Hill Mausoleum. Family and friends may pay their respects from 1 p.m. till services at the funeral home.
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