Letha Mae Thompson, 76, of Groesbeck passed away on October 31, 2019 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia.
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Letha was born January 13, 1943 in Mexia, Texas to Larence Milton & Ella Mae Lansford. On October 19, 1974 she married Robert Charles Thompson and they recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary together. Letha was a school teacher for many years and also worked as an accounting clerk. She was a member of Texas State Teachers Association and ACE-Association for Childhood Education. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Mexia where she taught Sunday school (age 5 – 15) and they were House Parents for Angel House. She joined her husband in writing to offenders in prison and helped raise many neighbor children.
Letha was preceded in death by her parents, Larence M. & Ella Mae Lansford; grandparents, Joe S. & Fannie Lansford and Thomas J. & Myrtie McClaran and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Robert Charles Thompson; brother, Laurence M. Lansford Jr. & wifeTerri; nephews, Trey Lansford & wife Megan and Luke Lansford & wife, Ashley; great nephews and nieces, Jack Lansford, Preston Lansford, Claire Lansford, Hannah Lansford, Lane Lansford and Landon Lansford and many special friends.
Funeral services will be on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church Mexia with Pastor Michael Vestal officiating. Interment will be at Lost Prairie Cemetery in Limestone County. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Corley-Porter Funeral Home Mexia.
Serving as pallbearers will be family members.
Memorial contributions may be made to Texas Baptist Home for Children or BMAA Missions.