Aillene Case Tompkins

Published 9:00 pm Monday, January 8, 2018

Aillene Case Tompkins, age 81, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at University of Mississippi Medical Center.

She was a graduate of Copiah-Lincoln Junior College and had retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1994 after 30 years.

She was a member of the Warrenton Baptist Church in Vicksburg, but had attended Bovina Baptist Church for several years.

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Aillene was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Newman Tompkins; her parents, Lamar and Natalie Newell Case; a daughter, Joni Tompkins McMillin; a son, Robert Daniel Tompkins; a granddaughter, April Tompkins Roskowski; a great-granddaughter, Kara Leigh Darby; two great-grandsons, Gavin and Gunner Tompkins; and two brothers, Lamar Case Jr. and Michael Carey Case.

She is survived by three sons, Robert Gregory Tompkins (Teeny) of Utica; Timothy Clay Tompkins (Pam), of Newman, and Russ Noel Carraway (Denise), of Utica.

She is also survived by two grandchildren, Robert Gregory Tompkins Jr. of Wesson and Robin McBroom Smith (Dustin) of Vicksburg; great-grandchildren, Kaden Roskowski and Anna Shea Carraway; brothers, Gannon and Kentley Tompkins, and Bass Smith.

She is also survived by four sisters, Bettye Lewis of Belles, Texas, Mary Sue James of Henrietta, Texas, Shirley Freeman and Jeanette Thomae of Brookhaven; and one brother, Dennis Carol Case, also of Brookhaven.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg from 9 to 11 a.m., with service immediately following. Another graveside service will be at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Edwards.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Lewis, Chris Case, Danny Smith, Justin Case, Tony James, Delynn James and Bill Walker Jr.