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John Douglas Thompson

May 8, 1944 ~ October 23, 2021 (age 77)



John Douglas Thompson

Funeral services for John Douglas Thompson will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021, 11:00 AM at the Lynn Lane Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma with Pastor Keith Stone and Calvin Dollar officiating. John was received into his loving Saviors arms on October 23, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 77.

John Douglas Thompson was born May 8, 1944, in Corley, Arkansas to James Jasper Thompson & Vera Ida (Anderson) Thompson. He married the love of his life, Bevlah Jewell Ward on February 14, 1970.

John was a Bricklayer (HotWork) for Glass Design for 50 years and retired in 2010. He was a member of Plainview Baptist Church until 2018 then became a member of Lynn Lane Baptist Church. He was a member of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Union from 1092 until the present.

John was preceded in death by his parents, beloved wife, Bevalh Jewell Thompson, and sister, Betty Moore.

John has left a wonderful family to carry on his legacy. He is survived by his daughers, Anelica Nizza, and Tessa Knox both from Oklahoma City, OK; brother, James Thompson of Scranton, AR; sisters, Dorothy Hamilton of Independence, MO and Elaine Martin of New Blaine, AR; grandchildren, Crystal, Casandra, Constanzia, Francesca, Danielle, and Maliyah; great-grandchildren, Kyia, Elyanna, Timothy, Tony and Devon and life long friends, Jim and Betty Mills of Catoosa, OK.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to John 3:16 Mission.

Family will receive friends Thursday, October 28th, 2021, from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, at the Rice Funeral Service, 631 E. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, Oklahoma.

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October 28, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

October 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Lynn Lane Baptist Church
1200 S. Lynn Lane Rd
Tulsa, OK 74108

October 29, 2021

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Wards Grove
16541 East 390 Rd
Claremore, OK 74017

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