Obituary – Thompson, Jessamine Faye “Sally”

Class of 1923

1923 PeromaJessamine Jensen
Jessamine Jensen

Sr. Class Secretary-Treasurer ’23; Glee Club ’21, ’23; P. H. S. C. A. ’22; Triangle Club; T. M. S.; Peroma ’23.

“Have you seen Jessamine?”
“No, but I heard her.”

Jessamine Faye “Sally” Thompson

December 22, 1905 – April 15, 1994

Mrs. Jessamine Faye “Sally” Thompson, 88, Shawnee, formerly of Perry, died Friday, April 15, 1994, at Shawnee Medical Center.

Mrs. Thompson was born at Perry, Dec. 22, 1905, the daughter of Chris D. and Lula L. Jensen, early settlers in the area. She was a graduate of Perry high school and worked for her father at the First National Bank of Perry.

She later was employed at the First National Bank of Oklahoma City. Mrs. Thompson moved to Shawnee in 1962 and was involved in several enterprises there until her death.

In addition to her parents and husband, George L. Thompson, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Elaine Kidder; two brothers, Frank and Charles Jensen; and three sisters, Martha H. Jensen, Maud Kathryn Walderman and Dorthea E. Donnelly.

Among survivors are one son, Terry Lee Thompson, Shawnee; two sisters, Harriet E. Norris, Shawnee, and Christine Fordyce, Canyon Lake, TX; and four grandchildren.

Funeral was Thursday in the chapel of Gaskill Funeral home with burial at Grace Hill.