Wilma F. Thompson, age 80, of Belle passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Gasconade Manor Nursing facility in Owensville.
Wilma was born on August 2, 1934, a daughter to the late George E. and Ida V. (Borlesch) Enke.
She was a 1953 graduate of Bland High School and lived in St. Louis for a time after her graduation. She returned to the Belle area following her marriage to Sonny.
On February 24, 1962 Wilma was united in marriage to Arvel "Sonny" Thompson at the Evangelical Reform Church in Bland. From this union, two sons were born. He preceded her in death on October 8, 2013.
She had been employed at both the Brown Shoe Company and the Kelwood Company in Bland before retiring.
Wilma was a member of the Zion Evangelical Free Church in Bland and enjoyed reading and doing puzzle book as well as listening to gospel music. She especially like the music of George Beverly Shea.
Wilma is survived by: two sons, Mike Thompson and his wife Ginger of Belle and Bryan Thompson of Belle and his fiancAC. Cheri Power of Jefferson City; grandchildren, Jackie Morgan and her husband Jeremy, Alex Ruesler and Katelynn Zook; one great-grandson, Hunter Lee Inman; one brother, Ronnie Enke of Boerne, TX; one sister, Fern McKinney of Tuscumbia, MO and many extended family members and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, Wilma was preceded in death by: six brothers, Edward, Edwin, Neil, Carl, Eugene, and Kenneth Enke and one sister, Doris Enke.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle. Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens near Bland.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Zion Evangelical Free Church.