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Effie Thompson, 79, was born on Oct. 8, 1936, to Johnny and Margie Morris in Oliver Springs, TN, and passed away on May 14, 2016, in Knoxville, TN. She was a housewife for most of her life and enjoyed sewing, quilting, going to yard sales and playing her Game Boy. She was very active in her church.
She is survived by her children, Patsy Roysdon, Carol Roysdon, Howard Thompson (Nita), Harold Thompson (Melissa), Margaret Christmas (Lynn) and Jason Thompson; 19 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; and sisters, Katherine Garrison, Ethel Jones and Linda Boles.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard Thompson; daughter, Ruth Ann Bolin; granddaughter, Misty Thompson; and sister, Loretta Pelfrey.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 17, 2016, from noon to 2 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with service to follow at 2 p.m. Bro Gary Howard will be officiating. The burial will be in Crossville City Cemetery.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  May 16, 2016
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