June 29, 1951
January 4, 2023
Mrs. Joan Brake Thompson, beloved wife and mother, passed away January 4, 2023.
Joan was born on June 29, 1951 in Lobelville, Tennessee to Lonnie and Elsie (Warner) Brake. She was raised in Perry County Tennessee with her 3 sisters. Joan was introduced to Hilton Thompson while he was on military leave, visiting his brother in Perry County and married on July 13, 1971. They were married for 51 ½ years. Early on they lived in Arizona, then Houston, Texas and finally calling Burton, Texas home for 35 years. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Burton, Texas where she taught Sunday school for over 25 years.
Visitation with the family will be Monday, January 9, 2023 from 5-7 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church Burton, Texas. Pastor Larry Ideker will officiate the service. She will be buried in High Prairie Cemetery, Dime Box, Texas.
Survivors include: Husband: Hilton Thompson, Burton, Texas Son: Juston Thompson (Ursula) Darden, TN 2 Sisters: Jean Aldridge (Lee), Hurricane Mills, TN June Nix (Keith), Waverly, TN Numerous loving nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews Preceded in death by: Daughter: Lorie Jane Thompson Parents: Lonnie and Elsie Warner Brake Sister: Janie Brake Betty.
Memorials may be donated to First Baptist Church of Burton, 920 N Colorado Street, Burton Texas 77835.