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Dolores Thompson

May 22, 1936 — December 14, 2016

Dolores Thompson, 80 of Severance, Colorado passed away December 14, 2016 at her home. Dolores June Jones was born May 22, 1936 in Coffeyville, Kansas, fourth of five children to Floyd James and Thelma May (Curran] Jones. She was raised in Coffeyville, attending schools there, graduating from Field Kindley High School in 1954. She lived in Coffeyville her entire life except for the last ten years when she moved to Colorado to be with family.

Dolores and John were married July 1, 1955, in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Together they have three children. Gardening, as well as her family, was her favorite pastime. She spent all of the growing season tending to her flowers, vegetables, and fruit. She also enjoyed sewing and needlework.

Survivors blessed by her memory are her husband John of the home; two daughters, Dorena (and Jim) Gay of Richmond, Texas and Amy (and Mark) Rhodes of Buffalo, KS; and son, Howard (and Chera) Thompson of Severance; eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren,

Visitation services are scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2016, at Goes Funeral Service, in Fort Collins, Colorado. Please visit to leave condolences and share memories.

Family will greet friends at Potts Chapel Funeral Home in Caney, on Monday, December 19, 2016, between 3:00 and 5:00pm. Graveside Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 2:00pm, Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at Havana Cemetery, Havana, Kansas, with Nathan Boldt officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Potts Chapel Funeral Home, Caney. Online condolences can be shared at

The family wishes to express their sincere and warmest gratitude for the many thoughtful expressions of support and especially for the prayers during this difficult time. Thank you for caring.


Potts Chapel Funeral Home - Caney
107 N. State St
Caney, KS  67333
Monday, December 19, 2016
3:00pm to 5:00pm


Graveside Funeral Service

Havana Cemetery
Havana, KS
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
2:00 PM


Havana Cemetery
Havana, KS
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