Jeanette Thompson



Jeanette Yvonne (Jeannie King) Thompson, 64, St. James, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, in the Cedar Pointe Nursing Home, Rolla. 

She was born Feb. 15, 1958, to William and Dorothy (Jones) King in Marshfield.

She was a member of the Amazing Grace Church of Cuba and had worked as a certified nurses aid for over 30 years for Maries Manor and the Hermann Hospital. 

Jeannie is preceded in death by parents William and Dorothy; infant brother Thomas King and Carlos King; sister Joyce Patrick; and son-in-law Donnie Botkin.

She is survived by children Jennifer King of St. James, and Joni Ellis and husband Jimmy of Owensville; significant other Kerry Laney of St. James; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; siblings Mike King and Mark King both of Dixon, Jason King and wife Christina of Cuba and Misty Gaskins and husband Bobby of Vienna.

The family hosted a memorial gathering Saturday, June 18, at the American Legion Hall, Dixon.