Saturday, February 8, 2020

Margie Hendrickson Thompson

Margie Hendrickson Thompson, 76, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 3 p.m. in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Hubert Yates officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 1 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Arlington Baptist Church Cemetery in Neshoba County.

Margie was born August 27, 1943, to Paul and Velma Murray Hendrickson. She was a very active member of Wess Chapel Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher. Margie served her community by being involved with and serving as a Girl Scout Leader. She was very talented and creative and enjoyed crafts, sewing, reading, and putting puzzles together. She retired from WLSM—The Refuge as a bookkeeper.

Margie is survived by her three daughters, Denise Keller of Philadelphia, Mississippi; Paula Perkins and husband Mike of Louisville; and MeLissa Halford and husband Tommy of West Memphis, Arkansas. One of her greatest joys was being “MawMaw” to her six grandchildren: Nikki Hunt; Justin (Laken) Keller, Samantha Perkins, Brett Perkins, Mackenzie Halford and L. T. Halford. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren: Karcie Raye, Olivia Keller, Owen Keller, and Carter and Gracie Hunt. Margie was preceded in death by her loving husband Paul “Big Iron” Thompson; her parents; her brother Jerry Hendrickson; and her son-in-law Harold Keller.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Perkins, Tommy Halford, Justin Keller, Brett Perkins, Eddie Harsh, and Kevin Hudson. Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at