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Obituary for Wallene B. Thompson (Brewington)

Wallene B.  Thompson (Brewington)
Memorial services for Mrs. Wallene B. Thompson age 90 of Baxter, Tennessee will be held Thursday, July 12, 2018 beginning at 11:00 am from the Chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. John Pippin and Bro. Matt Suggs officiating. Interment will follow in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson’s family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 4:00pm until 8:00 pm, and again on Thursday July 12, from 9:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am.

Mrs. Thompson passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Cookeville, Regional Medical Center after a short illness.

She was born July 4, 1928, to the late Marvin and Auda (Shanks) Brewington.

Mrs. Thompson was a member of the Baxter Church of Christ. She served as a teacher of the young people at the Church for several years.

Mrs. Thompson graduated from Tennessee Tech with a BA in Elementary Education in 1955. She was a level III Career Ladder Teacher. She was also an active member “Alpha Delta Kappa”. Mrs. Thompson has been a delegate to the Tennessee Education Convention held in Nashville, Tennessee. She has also been a delegate to the National Education Association Convention held in Denver, Colorado.

She taught at the elementary level for forty-two years in Putnam County Schools. Her pupils loved and respected her very much. Mrs. Thompson loved her basketball team,” The Thompson Tigers” and she really enjoyed seeing them win. She taught at Cedar Hill, Gentry, Burgess, Nash’s Chapel, Sycamore and Baxter Elementary.

Her family includes her late Husband of 67 years Arthur Thompson, Jr., of Baxter. She married him on June 5, 1948 and he was the love of her life. A son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Hugh Arthur and Debbie Thompson, of Baxter, a son and daughter-in-law Philip Wayne and Jenny Thompson of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland; a daughter and son-in-law, Avanell and Jim Metzgar of Cookeville; seven grandchildren; Stephanie and husband Nick Barca of Nashville; Andrea and husband Jason Smith, of Cookeville; Dr Ryan Thompson and wife Dee of Murfreesboro; Justin and Melinda Thompson of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland; Blake and Daniel Metzgar of Cookeville and 5 great grandchildren: Colin Barca, Victor Barca, and Elena Smith, Claire Smith, and Quintin Arthur Thompson. A brother and sister-in-law: David and Peggy Brewington, of Double Springs, and a sister-in-law: Jessie Brewington Countryman and her husband Pete.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her Husband: Arthur Thompson, Jr., a sister Anell Brewington Palmer, and a brother, James Fred Brewington of Baxter.

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