Mary Ellen Thompson, age 84, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023, in Ardmore, Okla. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2023, In The Griffin Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest. Mary was born on June 13, 1938, to Leonard and Clara Stokes, in Harrison, Arkansas. She married John (J.C.) Thompson on August 23, 1958, and spent those early years creating a beautiful home for her family. She evolved her love of cooking and caring for others into a rewarding career in food service. Mary enjoyed many hobbies including golfing, gardening, and sewing, but nothing made her happier than gathering her family around the table. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Narcomey, son, John Thompson, as well as her parents and six of her seven siblings. Mary is survived by her husband, John Thompson, daughters, Pamela Bogert (David Bogert) and Julie Thompson, grandchildren, Jerrod Bogert (Chrissy Bogert and children Cade, Blake and Jolie and grandchildren, Sebastian and Adrian), John Thompson (Annette Miramontes and children, Victoria and John), Logan Narcomey, Duncan Narcomey, Konrad Derheim (Leah Rutus and daughters, Maria and Adalynn), Ashley Thompson (Chhay Eung), and Evan Derheim.