Ruth Marie Fowler Tompkins
By Lucy April 01, 2000 at 10:12:49
Found this, handwritten, in on old bible belonging to a Pastor.....So, I don't know what newspaper it was printed in, or when.This Pastor probably performed the funeral services.I have the handwritten copy for anyone in the family that might want it.
OBITUARY - WILLIAM MACK TOMPKINS
We have gathered together to celebrate the going home of our friend, father, husband.. Mr. W. M. (Bill) Tompkins.
Born March 31, 1917, departed October 28, 1984.Long time resident of Rockland, Texas.He had lived in Friendswood, Texas for the last 17 years.
Bill was a member of the Rockland Baptist Church, worshiped at Heritage Park Baptist Church, Webster, Texas.
He was a member of the Rockland Masonic Lodge, Past Worthy Patron Order of Eastern Star,Colmesneil, Texas.
Arabia Temple Shriner - Houston, Texas.
Bill is survived by his wife, Ruth Marie Fowler Tompkins; mother, Callie Mae Tompkins; one brother, Paul Tompkins of Houston, TX; 2 sisters; Sadie Weaver, Friendswood, TX, and Margie Sydow of Plano, TX; five sons, Gary (Houston, Wyatt (Dickinson, DanaPaul, Billy and Curtis of Friendswood; five granddaughters, Robbie, Crissy, Dina, Jill and Loveada; two grandsons, GaryJr., and Wesley; 3 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.