Photo: Barbara/Thompson/Morris/1942-2020

Barbara Jean Thompson, 77, of Morris, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehab in Morris. She was born October 2, 1942 in Morris, the daughter of the late Dale and Ella Grace (Emanuelson) Gustin.

Barbara was employed at the Paper Mill in Morris for several years and for over 20 years at the Goose Lake Area Club.  She also managed apartments in Morris.

She is survived by her sister, Judith Carney of Iowa, numerous nieces and nephews, her best friend, Mary Ellen (Jim) Kachel; and her good friends, Jim & Barb, and Jim & Mike.

Preceded by her husband, Gerald Thompson on July 9, 2018; her parents; and brother, Ron Gustin.

Barbara will be laid to rest next to her husband in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 9, 2020.  Aqua Cremation rites have been accorded.

An online guestbook has been made for the family, where you may sign the guestbook, share memories and photographs. You can access this by visiting the website at

Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.