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Carol Lee Thompson

August 9, 1945 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 75)


Carol Lee Thompson, 75, of Carthage passed away at 1:00 A.M. Monday morning, October 12, 2020 at the Montebello Care Center in Hamilton.

Carol was born August 9, 1945 near Colmar, Illinois, the daughter of Charles Keith and Doris Rose (Crose) Hoing.  On August 8, 1965 she married Kenneth R. Thompson in the home of her parents near Bentley, Illinois.  She was a 1963 graduate of Carthage High School.  Carol enjoyed working at several businesses over the years including Dennis Foods, Schaefer Pen, Haegger Pottery, Motorola and Good Apple.  She loved all the children and was always making a craft or planning an event for family gatherings.  She was a special aunt to three generations of nieces and nephews.

Carol is survived by her husband, Kenny, of Carthage; great grandson, Tristen Hermann who resides in her home; granddaughter Tracy Hermann; great grandchildren, Billy Hermann, Chappell Thompson; a sister Roberta Bruenger of Bowen; sister-in-law, Evelyn Hoing of Carthage; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter Barb Hayes; a great grandson, Nicholas Blair; siblings, Judy Bolton, Charles Hoing and Don Hoing; and two brothers-in-law, Dale Bruenger and Wayne Bolton.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday morning, October 15, 2020 at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage with burial to follow in Moss Ridge Cemetery in Carthage.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday evening at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage.  Memorials may be directed to the Don Hoing Auto Mechanic Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Printy Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements.

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October 14, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry Street
Carthage, IL 62321

Funeral Service
October 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry Street
Carthage, IL 62321

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