Jeanette (Leister) Thompson, 76, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 at North Park Nursing Home in Evansville.


She was born in Gibson County on August 12, 1935 the daughter of George and Edith (Smith) Leister.


Jeanette was a graduate of Ft. Branch High School class of 1954. She had worked for Argus Printing in Cynthiana and was a member of the Disabled Veterans Auxiliary.


Survivors include her son Sherriell Thompson of Cynthiana; sister, Josephine Deal of Cynthiana; twin brother, Gene Leister of Ft. Branch.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Norman in 2000; brothers, Darby, Delmar, Ermal, Paul and Earl Leister.


Services will be Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville. Bob Douglas will officiate. Burial will be in the Owensville Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 9 A.M. until the service time at the funeral home.