Linda ThompsonClarksville, AR, 1955 - 2021
Linda Ann (Jacobs) Thompson, of Clarksville, Ark., passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021, at the age of 65. She was born in Ozark, Ark., on December 24, 1955, the daughter of JD and Betty (Moss) Jacobs. Linda was a 1973 graduate of Clarksville High and later that summer married her high school sweetheart Gary Thompson. She worked for several years in the medical field and then helped in the family business at the London Auction Barn. Linda was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Herman and Vannie Jacobs, Ernest and Delpha Moss and her Uncle Bob Jacobs. Linda is survived by her parents, JD and Betty Jacobs; her husband of 47 years, Gary Thompson; son, Jake Thompson and brother, Mike (Adele) Jacobs all of Clarksville. The light of her life were her two granddaughters, Taylor and Ava Thompson (their mother Danielle Oliver) of Tuscaloosa Ala.; sister-in-law, Marietta (David) McGinnis of Springdale, brother-in-law, Kenny (Mary Beth) Thompson of Fort Smith; nephews, Will McGinnis, Ben Jacobs and Nick Thompson; nieces, Anna Jacobs and Chelsea Smith; bonus family Steve ‘Kizer' and Kristi Lindsey along with their children Kole and Kutter and her constant companion and beloved dog Moppy. Linda had many special friends that she considered her family. A special and heartfelt thank you to the staff at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville.
Graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., on Thursday, January 28, at the Oakland Cemetery in Clarksville. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Linda's name to Needy Paws Animal Shelter, PO Box 523, Clarksville, Ark., 72830.
Published January 27, 2021
OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
Hardwicke Funeral Home
509 West Main / P.O. Box 68, Clarksville, AR