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Funeral services for Clairese Thompson, 64, of Archibald, LA will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Archibald Church of Christ, Archibald, LA with Bro. Travis Arrant, Roland Thompson, Jr., and Kaylin Ivy officiating. Interment will follow in the Gwin Cemetery, Mangham, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Clairese was born October 21, 1949 in Winnsboro, LA and passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 in Archibald, LA.

Mrs. Clairese is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Addis Hogan; husband, Herbert "Buddy" Thompson; and her brother, Mack Brown, Jr.

Mrs. Clairese was a member of the Archibald Church of Christ. She was employed with the Richland Parish Detention Center from the time it opened until her retirement on April 1, 2014. She enjoyed many crafts, especially crocheting and reading.

Survivors include her children, Becky Free and husband, Bobby of Archibald, Shannon Ivy and husband, Anthony of Broken Arrow, OK, Toni Pruitt of Archibald, and Caleb Thompson of Archibald; grandchildren, Mallory Mercer, Mason Free, Kaylin Ivy, Branden Ivy, Abby Pruitt, and Shelbie Pruitt; great grandchildren, Kenton Mercer, James Mercer, John Mercer, and Kason Free; siblings, Linda Pyles, Kathy Pardue, Trisha Lively, Clark Brown, and Mark Brown.

Pallbearers are Roland Thompson, Jr., Ryan Burgess, Isaac Mercer, Jerry Lynn Graham, Joel Weatherly, and Tommy Tharp.

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