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Letha Mae Thompson

Letha Mae Thompson, 76, of Groesbeck passed away on Oct. 31, 2019, at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia.

Letha was born Jan. 13, 1943, in Mexia to Larence Milton and Ella Mae Lansford. On Oct. 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 (ages 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. and Ella Mae Lansford; grandparents, Joe S. and Fannie Lansford and Thomas J. and 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. and wife Terri; nephews, Trey Lansford and wife Megan and Luke Lansford and 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 at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Temple Baptist with Pastor Michael Vestal officiating. Interment will be at Lost Prairie Cemetery in Limestone County. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 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.

An online guest book is available at and by selectin the Letha Mae Thompson obituary.

Corley-Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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