THOMPSON, NANCY ANN THOMAS (1936 ~ 2014). The following is an obituary for Nancy Ann Thomas Thompson, spouse of former State Representative Gary Thompson. The obituary was provided by Cook-Walden Funeral Home.
Nancy Thompson, 78, a long-time elementary teacher and principal at Abilene Christian Schools, died on August 4 in Blacksburg, Virginia after a long battle with Parkinson's disease and dementia.
Nancy graduated from high school in Rogers, Arkansas and received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Abilene Christian University. She lived and taught in Lovington, New Mexico, Chinle, Arizona; and at Abilene Christian Schools. In 1958, Nancy married Gary Thompson, a student at ACU. Gary became an ACU professor and State Representative for Abilene. Nancy was a beloved companion throughout their 56 years of married life.
Nancy is survived by her husband Gary, children Tom (Beth) of Blacksburg, VA and Jane (Chuck) Koble of Cedar Park, granddaughters Amee, Sarah, Emily and Ava, and sisters Jerrie Lynch and Mary Lou Lewis.
Interment will be at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin followed by a memorial service at University Church of Christ in Abilene on Tuesday August 12 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that friends contribute to Christian Homes and Family Services or Abilene Christian Schools.