Patricia Ann “Patsy” Tompkins

Published 11:50 am Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Patricia Ann “Patsy” Tompkins, 82, passed away, in her home on Nov. 26, 2023, surrounded by family.

She was born Oct. 30, 1941, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and has been a lifelong resident since.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Polly Adams; husband, Clarence Edward “PeeWee” Tompkins; and her sister, Frances “Sue” Simmons.

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She is survived by her children, Paul Tompkins (Tina), Lisa Howe (Jay); brother, Rayford Adams (Gene); grandchildren, Cory Howe, Ashton Ratliff (Dylan), Jarad Tompkins (Carley), Nikki Dayne, Taylor Lehon and Erica Tompkins; and great-grandchildren, Briley, Olivia, Natalie, Dalton and Corbin.

Patsy loved her family almost as much as she loved her LSU Tigers and her “soul sisters” Mary Benson, Ann Henley and Jeanette Roberts.

A special thank you to Sam Pierce and Morgan Caulfield for caring for her throughout the years.

A memorial of her life will be held at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home, 5000 Indiana Ave. in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. with the memorial service to follow in the chapel.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude’s Hospital.