Wanda Janet Thompson

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Roller-Daniel Funeral Home
411 E Race Avenue
Searcy, AR  72143
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
1:00 PM
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Funeral Service
Roller-Daniel Funeral Home Chapel
411 E. Race Ave.
Searcy, AR  72143
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
2:00 PM
Howell Cemetery
Clay Road
Searcy, AR  72143
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Trinity Baptist Church
1601 East Moore
Searcy, AR  72143

Trinity Baptist Church
1601 East Moore
Searcy, AR  72143

Wanda Janet Thompson

of Pangburn, AR

July 24, 1927 - September 7, 2021

Wanda Janet Wise Thompson, 94, of Pangburn and formerly of Little Rock, went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. She was born on July 24, 1927 in Pangburn, Arkansas to John Franklin and Foy Lee Pate Wise. She was retired from Equitable Life Insurance Company of Little Rock. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Little Rock for more than 50 years. While at First Baptist Church, she was very accomplished in Sign Language and ministered to the deaf in Sunday School as well as interpreting Sunday Morning Sanctuary Services including the music and sermon.

Upon moving back to Pangburn in 2002, Wanda joined Trinity Baptist Church in Searcy, where she was very active until 2017 when, due to failing health, she moved to Florida to be closer to her son and daughter.

Wanda is survived by a son, Jerry Wayne Thompson of Panama City Beach, Florida and a daughter, Joyce Diane Cook (Jack) of Ozark, Alabama; one sister, Naomi Townsend of Pangburn, Arkansas; four grandchildren: Stoney Thompson (Lisa), Jason Thompson (Missie), Jennifer Dermody (Tom), Sharla Livingston (Steve) and two Step Grandchildren: Rachael D'Souza (Mark) and Jack Counce (Jillian); twelve great-grandchildren; and one great great grandchild and one expected soon; two sisters-in-law: Janice Wise and Virginia Thompson and numerous nieces and nephews.

Wanda was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Gerald Melvin Thompson; her parents; three brothers: Howard Wise, Dale Wise, Gerald Wise and three sisters: Carnell Holcomb, Frances Hughes and Helen Smith.

Visitation will be at 1 pm on Tuesday, September 14 and funeral Services are at 2 pm on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home, 411 East Race Ave., Searcy Arkansas 72143. Burial will follow in Howell Cemetery at Clay, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church Benevolence Fund or Building Fund. Trinity Baptist Church, 1601 East Moore Ave, Searcy, AR 72143

Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/searcy

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Danny and Freda Vinson
Pangburn, AR
Saturday, September 11, 2021

Precious memories of wonderful lady..May God Bless this family.