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Julie L. Thompson

Memorial service for Julie L. Thompson, 44, of Lawton will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Cameron Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Teel, pastor, officiating.

Julie passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, in Lawton. 

Arrangements are under direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home. 

Julie was born June 18, 1973, in Washington, Ind., to Kenneth and Linda (Horning) Purdue. Her father was in the military so they lived in many different states, coming to Lawton in 1979, then to Germany, and returning to Lawton, where she attended Eisenhower High School. In Julie's senior year, the family moved to Columbus, Ga. where she graduated from Carver High School in 1992. They returned to Lawton in 2006. She married Rick Thompson and they had a son together. Julie had worked at Eisenhower High School for the past several years. She was a member of Cameron Baptist Church. Julie's greatest loves in life were Jesus, her son Wyatt, her family, and her church. She will be missed by all who knew her.  

She is survived by her parents: Kenneth and Linda Purdue, of Lawton; her son, Wyatt Thompson, of the home; her sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Josh Cargill, of Lawton; her aunts and uncles: Evelyn and Brad Hines, Carolyn and Jim Angel, Kathy and Alan Norris, Anna and Mike Cornelius, and Mary Williams; numerous cousins including Kailyne Paris and Gabrielle Paris; and many loving friends. 

She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Ruth and Manford Norris and Eleanor and Alvin Purdue.     

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cameron Baptist Church Building Fund, 2621 SW C, Lawton 73505.    

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