Frances Fay Thompson, 78, of Cottage Hills, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at her home.
She was born March 10, 1937, in Bethalto to the late Hiram and Emma (Rodgers) Landreth.
Fran had been an area lifelong hairdresser also owning her own in-home shop in St. Charles, Mo. She was a member of the Bethalto United Methodist Church and loved spending time with her precious great-grandchildren. She also served as a foster grandparent in Alton schools.
Survivors include: two daughters, Terry Lowe of Rosewood Heights and Lynne (Gaylord) Nelson of Lemont, Ill.; one son, Todd (Raquel) Thompson of Cottage Hills; 10 grandchildren, Renee (Jeremy) Bryan, Shannon (Jordan) Higby, Allyson (Nick) Helms, Alex, Jacob and Spencer Nelson, Heather and Nathan Thompson and Andrew and Adam Redmon; seven great-grandchildren, Devin, Xavier, Kadin, Parker, Chase, Brayden and Mason; and her husband, John Thompson of Lemont.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, John Jr.; a grandson; a sister, Sally Magers; and three brothers, Marvin, Clifford and James “Leroy” Landreth.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Paynic Home for Funerals may be found at www.paynicfh.com.