Jorretta A. Thompson, 71


Jorretta Ann Thompson, 71, of Lincoln, died on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 8:32 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Anthony Paulson officiating.

Ms. Thompson was born Feb. 22, 1950, in Litchfield, to Daniel and Bessie (Myers) Gurley.

She served as a registered nurse for most of her life.

Ms. Thompson is survived by her children, Everett (Lisa) Lingleo of Riverton, Annette (Jeffrey) Fulgenzi of Sherman, Candice (Scott) Long of Springfield and Christina (Nate) Robinson of Auburn; eight grandchildren, Macy and Madison Lingleo, Annie, Ellie and Devin Fulgenzi and Emily, Kyle and Claire Long; two sisters, Janet (Ken) Easterday and Berneice Gurley; brother, John (Connie) Gurley; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and her canine companions, Sugar Bear and Franny.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Robert, Frank and Lewis Gurley; and one sister, Elizabeth Allen.

Memorials may be directed to the Animal Protective League in Springfield.

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