Bush- Sondra E. (Thompson) Russell, age 66, of Bush, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018.
Sondra was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Clarence E. and Irma I. (Holland) Thompson. She was a homemaker and was proud to share her life with her prince and the love of her life- Terry Messer. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son- John W. and Jennifer Thompson of Bluffs, IL
Daughter- Catricia L. and Adam Culp of Herrin
Grandchildren- Dalton Thompson of Jacksonville, IL
Ashley Thompson of Jacksonville, IL
Terra Thompson of Bluffs, IL
Mari Thompson of Bluffs, IL
Richard Culp of Eldorado
Ravyn Culp of Herrin
Hunter Culp of Creal Springs
Raina Culp of Herrin
Great Grandchildren- Westlyn Thompson
Jayy, Dominik, and Spencer Culp
One Great Grandchild on the way- Thea Doty (whom Sondra was so anxious to meet)
Sister- Carol Crowley of Fort Myers, FL
Brother- James and Marty Thompson of Weldon, IL
Sister- Patricia Nance of Bush
Brother- John and Patsy Thompson of Jacksonville, IL
Sister- Victoria and Jack Phillips of Bush
Several Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents, the love of her life- Terry Messer, infant brother- Joey Thompson, brother-in-law- Square “Wink” Crowley, and brother-in-law- Larry G. Nance.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. James Rutherford officiating. Burial will follow at Blairsville Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 12:00pm until 2:00pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL 62948. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com