Linda Thompson



Smithville-Linda Carolyn Thompson, 63, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Linda was born in Amory, Mississippi on November 17, 1954 to Benjamin Franklin Spann and Anna Louise Osborn Spann. She graduated in l972 from Hatley High School where she won the History Award. She furthered her education at Itawamba Community College where she studied psychology, art and music. Linda was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ in Amory. She worked many years in the Jewelry Department at J. C. Penny Department Store. Linda was an outgoing lady who loved to sing and dance, collect angels, go to arts and craft shows, sketch drawings and canvas paint. A lover of all God’s creation, she was blessed with a green thumb. Her great treasure in life was her grandchildren which she loved to spend time with.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 4 PM Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the New Hope Church of Christ in Amory. Visitation will follow the service. Holland Funeral Directors/Cremations is honored to be assisting the family. Condolences may be e mailed to

Linda is survived by her daughter, Diandrea Kelly Thompson of Mantachie; her grandchildren, Angel Kaitlyn Greer and Zoey Madison Greer both of Tupelo. Her siblings, Larry Spann (Nina) and Leslie Spann (Cathey) all of Smithville, Lana Kay Phelps and Lloyd Spann (Pam) all of Amory. She also leaves her sweet puppy, Sha-Sha she inherited from her mother.