In Loving Memory
Freda Marie Thompson
April 6, 1937 – December 5, 2013
Freda Marie Thompson, 76, passed away December
5, 2013, at her home with her brother, Ron;
his wife, Joyce; her son, Bob; and daughter-in-law,
Debby, at her side.
Freda was born April 6, 1937, in Prague, Oklahoma,
to Porter and Lillie (Clinkenbeard) Carter. She
moved to this area in 1962
from Ayer, Washington. On December 11, 1967, she and
Lon E. Thompson married in Lewiston, Idaho.
Freda was an avid bowler and was recognized for having
one of the highest averages for a female bowler in the Valley
and for having bowled the most games over 200. She also
was an avid fisherman. She loved crafts and made many
quilts, afghans and hand-made gifts for her family and
friends. She loved working in her yard and flower beds. And
she especially loved her dogs, Tammy, Tiffany and Skeeter,
who were also with her when she passed on.
Freda is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Robert
“Bob” and Debby Bradley of Walla Walla; two brothers: Ron
and his wife Joyce Carter of Milton-Freewater, Oregon; and
Bill Carter of Waitsburg, Washington; seven grandchildren
and nine great-grandchildren with a great-grandson due
She was preceded in death by her parents, Porter and
Lil Carter; her brother, Richard Carter; her husband, Lon
Thompson; and her daughter, Jody Lanning.
Family and friends may pay their respects from
4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 9, 2013, at Mountain
View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla
Walla. Viewing will also be available before and after the
1:00 p.m. memorial service on Tuesday, December 10, 2013,
at the funeral home. Following the memorial service, the
family will host a luncheon at Mr. Ed’s Restaurant. Memorial
contributions may be made to Walla Walla Community
Hospice through the funeral home.
Family and friends may write memories and
sign the online guestbook at