Barbara S. Thompson

Barbara S. Thompson, age 70, of Greenfield passed away on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Community Hospital North. She was born on April 26, 1941, in Adams, Ind., the daughter of William and Mildred (Blandford) Laws.

Barbara married Earl Thompson in 1977, and he preceded her in death. Barbara worked as a home healthcare companion.

Survivors include her children, Thomas Dixon, Jr., Susan E. (Fred) Murray, Melissa Dixon, Christine (Todd) Knight, Stephanie (Robert) Messer; sisters, Michelle Payne, Denise Settles; and brothers, Gilbert Laws, and Steve Laws. She was also survived by 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, David Dixon; and brother, Gerald Laws.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with funeral services immediately following on Wednesday, Oct.19, 2011, at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home, Greensburg, Ind. Burial will follow at the South Park Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the family thru Gilliland-Howe.

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