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Gail Lolly Elizabeth Thompson

Feb. 19, 1939-Jan. 26, 2014


Gresham resident Gail “Lolly” Elizabeth Thompson died Sunday, Jan. 26. She was 74.

A celebration of life was held Thursday, Jan. 30, at Bateman Carroll, followed by a committal at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Gail was born Feb. 19, 1939, in Orange County, Calif., to Alfred and Verna (Snyder) Orr.

On March 2, 1957, she married Marvin Eugene Thompson in Santa Ana. They returned to Oregon in 1963.

Gail worked outside the home for a few years before becoming a full-time homemaker caring for her family. She also served as a foster parent for over 40 years.

Her brother, Bobby, preceded her in death. Gail is survived by her husband; children, Dan Thompson, Patricia Moore, Pamela Thompson, David Thompson, Tonya Thompson and Jeremy Thompson; sister, Donna Potter; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.