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“You were a beautiful person inside and out!!! You will be greatly miss!! RIH! ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Barbara Pollard - Grifton, NC

“Johnny and family, My deepest condolences to you all. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you are surrounded by peace. I know there has...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Robin Mohon - KY

“Dear Johnny and Kids, I am sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. My family and I send our dearest condolences to you and your family. ...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Marion Dixon - Elgin, OK - Family

“I am very sorry to hear of Denise's unexpected passing. I know there has been much sorrow in your life and hers lately. Praying for comfort and...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Pam Soderling Durall - Wentzville, MO

Laquita Denise Thompson, 55, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes in Nashville, Tennessee on March 28, 2018. Denise was born on December 10, 1962 and she was raised in Central City, Kentucky. She graduated from Madisonville Community College in with a degree in Nursing. Above all else, Denise loved her grandchildren, cooking, and caring for others. She was preceded in death by her parents Hershel and Laverne Harlan; siblings, Don and Bobby Harlan and Debra LaGrand; and daughter Rachel Bauer.

Denise is survived by her husband, Johnny Thompson; her son, Jon Thompson (Pamela Thompson); nieces Jennifer Williams (Frank Williams) and Amanda Turpin (Brian Turpin); and nephew Matthew LaGrand (Becky LaGrand). She is also survived by her grandchildren Emily Sato, Noah LaGrand, Abe Turpin, Jonah LaGrand, Cora Williams, Abby Turpin, Sarah Thompson, Michael Bauer, and Lucas Thompson.

Denise loved her family and will be greatly missed by everyone.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Pastor Fred Harrison officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday at 11:00AM at the funeral home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Denise's life. Flowers and condolences may be sent to Tucker Funeral Home located at 113 N 3rd Street, Central City, KY 42330. Online condolences may be made at