Bobbye Jean Masters Thompson

Aug. 18, 1932-Jan. 26, 2022


Bobbye Jean Masters Thompson, 89, of Crawfordsville passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, at home with her family by her side.

She was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Tuckerman, Arkansas, to Raymond Robert and Mary Elizabeth Bowman Masters.

Bobbye earned her master’s in education from the University of Arkansas. She worked as a teacher, Realtor and apartment developer.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She had been active in the Vanity Theater, Sugar Creek Players, Red Cross, Art League and Tri Kappa Sorority.

On Dec. 22, 1962, she married Dr. Claude Thompson. He preceded her in death July 17, 2012.

Bobbye is survived by children, Elizabeth Ann (Blake) Herrin and James Monte (Suzanne) Thompson; sister Mary Tinsley; and grandchildren, Will Herrin, Andrew Thompson, Sam Herrin, Davis Thompson, Jay Herrin and Kristen Thompson.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 at First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Brian Campbell officiating. Visitation will be 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday. A family graveside service will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sugar Creek Players or the Dr. Claude Thompson Free Clinic Fund at the Montgomery County Community Foundation.

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