of Osceola, AR
March 1, 1948 - November 25, 2020
Betty Sue Woodard-Thompson 72, of Osceola, AR, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020. She was born on March 1, 1948 in Rosa, AR to Glenn and Mary Lee Woodard. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Osceola where she served on many committees. Betty was retired from the Osceola Police Department as CID Commander. She was employed with Prewitt and Rogers Insurance Company as Administrative Assistant in Osceola and held the position of Funeral Assistant at Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. Betty was a volunteer with the Pink Ladies at the South Mississippi County Hospital System in Osceola. Betty was her grandsons biggest fan in everything they did from sports to spending time with them as often as she could! Survivors include her husband: Larry Thompson; daughter: Lora (Jay) Warhurst; son: Chris (Misty) Thompson; grandchildren: Barrett Warhurst, Braden Warhurst, Dylan Thompson and Koby Thompson; brother: Glenn Woodard Jr.; sisters: JoAnn Pruitt, Sissy Rigsby, Kaye Tankersley, Nancy Brooks, LaVan Marrow, Carole Stewart and Evon Lampman.
Rest in peace dear friend.
Prayers for the family
My condolences to you and your family she was a passionate person
So sorry to hear this l was raised at Rosa also and knew all the Woodard family they were all very good people Liked and respected by all that knew them
prayers for your family. She was a sweet lady and Christian
Such a wonderful and caring person. FLY HIGH BETTY GOD HAS BIGGER PLANS🙏🙏😥😥
Prayers for the family of Betty. She was a kind loving person to all. I appreciate the help she gave me in life. I will miss Betty. The Chrisco Family from Luxora, AR. Charles Clay, Walter, Ronnie, Debbie and Margaret Chrisco.
I'm so sorry to hear of Mrs. Thompson passing away. She was a very nice lady. My prayers go out to her family & friends.
Lori I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your sweet family.
My condolences to the family. Thank you Betty for your many years of honored service to your community. May you rest in God's eternal peace and comfort.
Betty was a kind person who will be so missed. My thoughts are with Larry and all the family. God bless you all
My prayers are with the family she was a good person she try to help everyone ahe could
Rest In Peace. Your duty is finished and now is time for rest. Prayers for Larry and the family.
So sorry for your loss.
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Condolences to the family and friends. Sorry for your loss. Betty will be missed but her many contributions to the community will be remembered.
We are so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. Our hearts and love go out to you and your family.
We are so deeply sorry for your loss, and share your grief. We are extending our deepest sympathies, and are praying for you and your family
Betty and I were classmates at Luxora for 12 years and were both a part of the graduating class at LHS in 1966. She was always a joy to be around and always smiling. Nothing seemed to bother her. One of my favorite classmates. My sympathy to Larry and her children and entire family and her many friends. She will be missed by all who knew her. RIP my friend and classmate.
Miss Betty you will be missed, You worked with dad at Osceola Police Department for many years. Thank you for your service. Rest in Heaven. We love you always. Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family
Lori, Chris and Larry. My heart goes out to each of you. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Betty will certainly be missed
Sorry for your loss, praying for strength for you all.
Nelson worked with Betty years ago.She came to our wedding.So sorry for your loss,Larry&Lora & Chris ,Sissy & Nancy.I will be praying for your sweet family .God is sure getting his army ready .💕Hugs & prayers for everyone!🌷🌺🙏🙏 Beautiful lady who touched so many lives!! What a blessing to know her !!
She was my role model growing up. I was blessed to have such a caring women to actually noticed that I was a teenager that needed a hug, needed a ear to listen, and someone to care. I want to Thank her for all that she did on this earth because Yes, it counted.
Always my best friend’!! I am so sorry this has happened. But you will be in great company
We are so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. Sissy and Nancy, we are thinking about you and sending extra hugs and kisses your way. We love ya'll and you are in our prayers.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. The Douglass'
I Am Very Sorry For Your Loss And You Have My Deepest Condolences And Praying For The Family For The Strength. Josephine Love
I’m so sorry for your loss. Keeping the family in my prayers.
My deepest sympathy and condolences.
I feel like I have lost a family member. Loved Betty and Larry. Prayers to Larry and the family.
My prayers go out to Betty’s family and friends. She is such a kind and loving lady; I am honored to have known her. We last visited while waiting to be helped in the Verizon store a couple of months ago...
our thoughts and prayers are with the family...enjoyed working with her at the OPD, and hearing stories about going to Luxora School and living in Rosa..
My condolences to Betty's family and friends. I worked with Betty when she was with OPD. She was a good police officer. She was always kind and had a smile on her face. I am sorry for your loss.
We are so sorry for your loss. Praying and sending love to you all.
Betty, our family will miss you dearly. Thank you for being a help mate to my cousin Larry. Prayers for the family now in the days ahead. Love to all ❤️
Our deepest Condolences and Prayers for your families loss. The Ellsworth family has so many wonderful memories of our Aunt, Great Aunt and Great Great Aunt Betty. May she Rest In Peace! Mike/Cami, Presten/Kelly/Archie/Russell, Cailee/Kyle/HuxleyBrady Ellsworth
larry, i'm sorry to hear about betty. betty was a great policewoman and a wonderful lady. she will be missed most especially by residents of our neighborhood.
I LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART BETTY💜 YOU ARE A GREAT BIG SISTER, I WILL MISS YOU SOOO MUCH!! SAY HI TO MAMA AND DADDY FOR ME. SEE YOU AGAIN, LOVE YOUR BABY SISTER #9. EVON💜💜
Betty was a beautiful person. I’m blessed to have known her.
Such a lovely and kind person. Such energy to help people. Betty will be missed by so many. Sending all my live and support.
With our deepest sympathy, please know that we are thinking of you and your family during this time of sorrow.
You had a sweet mother Lori. I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is treacherous. I will be praying for you all.
I am truly sorry for your loss. My condolences go out to you all. I pray the power and presence of God be with you, bringing His love, comfort, peace, and strength to each one. My thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you all during this difficult time.
My deepest sympathy to the family. I had the honor of working with Betty for 12yrs at OPD and we became very good friends,I can truly say that we were family. After moving to Alabama I could always call Betty and get the answer that I needed which was always the truth regardless of what I wanted to hear. I attended a funeral in March and had no idea who grabbed me from behind until I heard that all to familiar voice say Gloria Jean,we held each other so tight and took pictures ❤ I am going to miss you my buddy,my friend. 'Rest on ' God has picked another beautiful flower🌹 from His Garden :Betty Thompson💔
My deepest condolences and prayers to the family. She will be missed.
I will miss Betty. Love and prayers. Leonard
LaVan, family and friends,So very sorry for your loss. Know she will be missed by many.Prayers
Betty was such a nice lady! She will be missed. Prayers for the family’!
To Bettys family, I am so so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are sent to each of you, also my love.
I told you the last time I saw you that you was my Hero you helped me through a bad time in my life I love you girl thank you for letting me come to your home and talk for hour's I Love you RIP God bless your family and I will pray for there healing
I am so so sorry for your loss. And your sweet boys Misty. I know she was a big part of their life. I love you all. Korrine
I’m so sorry to hear of this Great loss. There was only a month difference in age between Betty and my mom ( Cathey Hill Byrd Shepperson) and I always thought a lot of her. May God be with you and comfort you always.
Our deepest condolences for the entire Thompson family. It was an honor to know such a wonderful woman who showed so much love for her entire family!
I will miss you sweet friend. Prayers for Larry and family.
I wish I could be there The spike in Covid is Huge I have left the house. My heart is broken in so many pieces for you all. Please know that I love you all so much and I wish I could hug you all♥️♥️♥️♥️
I am so sorry to hear of Capt. Thompson’s passing. She was a remarkable person and police officer. I enjoyed working with her, and I know she will be greatly missed by her friends and family!! Praying for peace and comfort for the family.
You will be missed. Love you Betty.
Please remain strong as I along with others continue to pray for this family!
Praying God grant you peace and comfort during your loss. Love you sweet friend!
So sorry for your loss praying 🙏
We are both so sorry for you loss. Cindy and I thought Betty was such a sweet and nice person.
I WANT TO SEND MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND POLICE FAMILY OF BETTY SHE WAS SUCH A GOOD WOMAN I HAD THE HONOR OF SPEAKING WITH HER A FEW TIMES VERY RESPECTFUL WOMAN SHE'S NOW EVERYONES ANGEL MAY BETTY RIP MAY THE FAMILY FIND STRENGTH THROUGH THIS HARD TIME I 🙏🙏 FOR Y'ALL😪💝💝💙💙💙💝💝💙💙💝
Rest in peace, I know my dad is sure gonna miss talking with you.
Saying goodbye to a wonderful , loving person is always hard. I pray you all feel love and comfort from the Lord.Love, Brenda
So so sorry for your loss
So sorry for the family's loss of Betty. God bless everyone. Larry and Betty have been friends for many years. I will be praying for everyone during this very sad time. God bless.
Sending love and prayers to the family. Praying for comfort and healing in the days to come. Love , Kim
Lori and Family: I thank Betty for her service both as a professional law enforcement officer, and to her community beyond retirement. She leaves an indelible mark with every footstep she made. And her legacy of service and giving and love resides in you all.
What a wonderful picture. And that smile that is Betty inside and out. Breaks out hearts for you all. She loved deep, all of you. Betty will b missed by so many. Love to you.
Rest In Peace Captain Betty Thompson. Thank you for your service, leadership and friendship. You will not be forgotten. Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers for family and friends.
I worked with Betty at the hospital as Pink Ladies. She will dearly be missed by everyone at the Osceola Hospital and all of the Pink Ladies. Betty was always available and helped so many people. I loved her and enjoyed being in the Auxiliary with Betty. Sonja
Captain Thompson you will be truly missed. We share so many memories at OPD. You were truly one of the best. RIL love you
Lori, Jay, Braden and Barrett, I am truly sorry to hear about this. If there is anything I can do please don’t hesitate to call. I love y’all and will continue to pray for you and your family!
I am beyond sorry for your unimaginable loss Lori and family! Praying for Gods peace in all the wonderful memories you’ve shared with your precious momma! Now and in the days/weeks/months ahead.. may God bless each of you!
My heart breaks for the whole family. Continued prayers.
Condolences. Remember her when I was a medic a the hospital in the mid 80s. Great person