Jo Elaine Thompson

September 22, 2016

Jo Elaine Thompson, 69, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville.

She was born on March 22, 1947 in Clinton County to Donald & Elva (Brumbarger) Kelly.  She is a 1965 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School and attended IU Kokomo.  She married William Thompson in Frankfort on June 13, 1965 and he survives.  She worked as a Data Entry Specialist for Union Bank & First National Bank both in Kokomo retiring in 1993.  She also worked for Shoup’s Country Foods for 12 years.  Jo was a member of First Baptist Church in Frankfort and was Trustee of the church for 3 terms.  She loved to cook for church events and helped establish the food bank there.  She loved to crochet.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jo’s honor to the Clinton County Cancer Fund with envelopes available at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center or First Baptist Church.

Visitation and Services

A Celebration of Life service will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Frankfort.  Pastor Chuck Williams will officiate.  Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery at a later date.

Survived by:

Surviving along with her Husband:  Bill of Frankfort are her Son:  David Scott Thompson (Betty) of Canton, TX;  Daughter-in-law:  Andrea Thompson of Tipton;  Sister:  Rose Ellen Schrock (Jack) of Forest;  Sister-in-law:  Anita Pierce of Lafayette;  4 Grandchildren;  3 Step-Grandchildren;  & 1 Great-Grandchild.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, Son:  Steven Thompson, and her Brothers:  Lynn Kelly & William Kelly.


Leave your Condolences

6 Condolences for “Jo Elaine Thompson”

  1. Ron and Erilda Coleman September 26, 2016 at 6:44 am

    Dear Bill & Family,
    Our hearts are saddened to hear of the passing of your sweet wife Jo. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Prayers for peace, strength and comfort for you and your family. God Bless – Erilda & Ron – Foley, AL

  2. Carol Shoup September 26, 2016 at 8:55 am

    Everyone at Shoups are saddened at the death of Jo. She was a kind and caring friend and employee. A very talented , hard working person and loved what she did. So sorry Bill for your loss. Our hearts go out to you and your family.💙

  3. Betty September 27, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    Going to miss our chats and your funny stories about the boys!!! Love you very much.R.I.P. Mom!!!!!

  4. Vicki (Horan) Crews September 28, 2016 at 10:07 am

    Bill and Rose,
    I am so sorry about the loss of Jo Elaine. I am just hearing about it. I am shocked to say the least. May peace be with you.

  5. Christopher Tull September 28, 2016 at 5:21 pm

    So sorry for your loss my friend.

  6. Dick and Marilyn Clouse September 30, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of Jo passing away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The journey without our loved ones is hard. God be with you! Dick and Marilyn

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