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Obituary for Sue Ellen Thompson (Sherrick)

Sue Ellen Thompson, 77, Atchison, passed away, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, KS.

Sue was born on Sept. 6, 1940 in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of Carl and Lucille (Harrison) Sherrick. Sue earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC) and had been a caseworker for Health Services for Migrant Workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Sue enjoyed reading; watching movies with her husband, George; knitting; and gardening.

Sue and George Franklin Thompson III were married at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atchison on April 1, 2001.

Sue is survived by her husband, George; one daughter, Alexandra S. Manley, Overland Park, KS; and one, granddaughter, Mia Rose Handy.

Cremation is planned and no services will be held. The Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, is in charge of Mrs. Thompson's arrangements.
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