Lorene Tompkins, 95, of Mulberry Grove, IL passed away at 4:46am, Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Greenville Regional Hospital, Greenville, IL.
Services for Mrs. Tompkins will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Pleasant Mound Baptist Church, rural Mulberry Grove with Rev. Joe Lawson and Dennis Hutchinson officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00am-1:00pm, Saturday prior to services at the church. Burial will follow in Taylor Cemetery, Pittsburg, IL. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Mound Baptist Church.
Lorene was born September 3, 1920 in Vandalia, the daughter of Hubert and Myrtle (Baldwin) Dothager. She married Floyd “Andy” Tompkins October 21, 1937 in Vandalia; he preceded her in death August 3, 2005. Lorene was a homemaker raising two children, helping on the family farm and teaching Sunday school. She was a member of the Pleasant Mound Baptist Church rural Mulberry Grove.
She is survived by her son Frankie Tompkins and wife Bonnie of Mulberry Grove; daughter Phyllis Lutz and husband Chuck of El Paso, IL; brother Kenneth Dothager and wife Joyce of Mulberry Grove; grandchildren Kent Lutz and wife Tammy, Kristy and husband Mark Kent, Tiffany Stewart, Sloan and husband Brad Kessinger, and Brice Stewart and wife Emmy; great grandchildren Eric, Cody, Kasey, Katie, Bailey, Cameron, Zack, Kyle, Zoe, Trent, Kennidy, Walker, Aubrey and Cason; and great-great grandchildren Libby and Evelyn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson Kirk Lutz.