Ada (McCallister) Thompson, 93, of Mt. Olympus, passed from this life to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

She was born July 30, 1918 in Decker to Riley and Uda Grace (Cain) McCallister

Ada married Edwin Ford Thompson on June 21, 1952.  They resided on the Thompson Family farm until their respective deaths.

 She graduated from Decker Chapel High School in 1936.  She worked at Hansen Corp. until 1952 when she became a farmerís wife and homemaker.  She was a former member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, more recently attended Union Community and Mt. Olive Methodist Church.  In the recent years she enjoyed watching deer, wild turkey, and hummingbirds from her windows. She loved spending time with family, listening to Gospel music and writing poetry.  She will be remembered for her beautiful smile and joyous laughter.

 She is survived by daughters, Martha Wilkens and Edwina (Lee) McConnell both of Mt. Olympus, Joyce (Mike) Holmes of Lafayette; seven grandchildren, David Wilkens, Laura and Rachael Holmes, Emilee, Clara, Amanda and Riley McConnell; one great granddaughter, Macy Wilkens; one brother, Marvin McCallister of Indianapolis; and a sister, Alma Whitsel of San Dimas, Calif.

 Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by infant granddaughters, Katie Lee and Adah Anne McConnell.

 Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. (CDT) Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Todd Bryant and Pastor Michael Tarner officiating.  Burial will be at Shiloh Cemetery near Hazleton

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. (CDT) Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home.