Joyce L. Thompson, 56 of Mountain Home died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009 at her home.

Joyce L. Thompson, 56 of Mountain Home died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009 at her home. Joyce L. Thompson was born Jan. 20, 1953 in Houston, Texas to Condred William and Reba I. (Cockrum) Bigham. A 1971 graduate of Mountain Home High School, Joyce went on to study at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She married Mark A. Thompson June 15, 1980 in Jonesboro. She was a loving wife and mother who loved to cook for family and friends. Full of personality, she brought joy to the hearts of many she met. Besides being a homemaker, Joyce worked as a legal secretary, worked with the State Bank Department and the Cabot Public Schools. She was a member of the Cabot United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband Mark; three sons, Michael, Brian, and Christopher; her mother Reba Bigham; and her Aunt Betty Milum. She was preceded in death by her father, and her uncle, Joe Milum.
Visitation and graveside services were held Tuesday at Roller Funeral Home and Baxter Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital. Visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com for an online guestbook.