Commital services were held Saturday, June 30, 1990 for Waldemar Lee Thompson at the DeBolt Cemetery, with Doyle Bloomer, Minister of the Leedey Church of Christ officiating. Arrangements were by Shaw Funeral Home of Vici.
Waldemar Lee Thompson, son of Waldermar "Wally" Thompson and Matilda May Garvin Thompson was born January 25, 1916 at Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. He passed from this life on Friday, June 29, 1990 at the Newman Memorial Hospital in Shattuck at the age of 74 years, 5 months, and 4 days.
Lee spent his childhood on the farm southeast of Arnett where he attended Ioland school. At the age of 22 years, Lee was united in marriage to Christina Barton. One daughter, Arleta, was born to this union.
Lee spent several years in Guthrie and Edmond, farming and working as a carpenter. In the mid-seventies, he returned to Arnett and made his home with his mother. Arnett has remained his home since that time.
Lee was preceded in death by his parents, Wally and May Thompson, by a brother Colonel Thompson, and by two sisters, Dolly Doan Randall and Claudie Allen. He is survived by his daughter, Arleta Blevins and her husband Phil of Edmond; three granddaughters, Michelle Elver, Phillip Blevins, Christie Blevins, and by a great granddaughter, Jacqueline; by five sisters, Cleo Rieker of Edmond, Venus Payne of Elk City, Lena Farris of Arnett, Florence Pratt of Norman, and Mary Hixon of Vici; two brothers, Giles Thompson of Guthrie, and Arthur Thompson of Arnett; and by other relatives and many friends.
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