OTTUMWA — Carrie Yvonne Thompson, 15, of 7133 120th Ave., died January 4, 2006, at home.

She was born July 24, 1990 in Ottumwa to Scott and Mary Canny Thompson.

She was a sophomore at Ottumwa High School, where she was an Honor Student. She loved being an aunt, stock car racing, cooking, and being with her friends on the river.

Surviving are her parents, Scott and Mary Thompson of Ottumwa; grandparents, Kendel and Genevieve Thompson of Ottumwa; a brother, Doug and his wife Lynna Gorden Jr. of Ottumwa; a sister, Monica Gorden of Ottumwa; nephew, Keaton; niece, Kenna; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and her many, many friends.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Anita Yvonne Thompson and Ed and Lucille Canny.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Hendred officiating. Burial will be in the Floris Cemetery in Floris.

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday with the family present from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Active pallbearers will be Doug Gorden Jr., J.C. Arter, Terran Trobaugh, Kevin Pilcher, Steve Thompson, Dakota Sapp, Samantha Jeffers and Chelsea Graham.

Honorary pallbearers will be Keaton Gorden, Kenna Gorden, Ben Thompson and Jennifer Brown.

A memorial has been established to the family.


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