Freida Herren Thompson
August 8, 1943  -  November 1, 2017

Freida Herren Thompson

Jackson United Methodist Church
1727 Sycamore Street
Jackson, LA  70748
Monday, November 06, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Funeral Service
Jackson United Methodist Church
1727 Sycamore Street
Jackson, LA  70748
Monday, November 06, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Map & Directions  Map & Directions

Freida Herren Thompson, 74 years old, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, went to be with her Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, on November 1, 2017. She was born Freida Louise Herren on August 8, 1943, in Jackson, MS. She lived her formative years in Utica, MS and moved to Baker, LA in 1958. She was twice an all-state basketball player for Baker High School. Freida was a past member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and Baker 1st United Methodist Church and a current member of Jackson United Methodist Church. Freida was a member of the Norwood Ladies Club. She volunteered with the Jackson Assembly and her church’s vacation bible school. Freida loved spending time with her family, particularly with her grandchildren, playing outdoor sports.

Freida is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Paul Tripp Thompson; daughter, Juliet E. and husband Allen Ray Hodgkins, III and their children, Cole Allen Hodgkins and Reid Joseph Hodgkins; and son, Christopher P. Thompson and his wife Victoria L. Thompson and their child, Caleb Paul Thompson.

Freida is preceded in death by her parents, Milton E. Herren, Sr. and Maggie Brown Herren; and her brother, Milton E. Herren, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Jackson United Methodist Church, 1727 Sycamore Street, Jackson, LA, on Monday, November 6, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. until the memorial service at 11:00 a.m., officiated by Reverend Chris Curry.

Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book.


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  1. Vincent Giaccone
    Zachary, LA

    Mr. Paul, Julie, and Chris, our condolences to each of you in your loss. May the moments you shared grant you comfort and peace. Our thoughts and prayers are lifted up to you as you grieve. God Bless, Vince and Rhenda Giaccone and Beverly Newsom

  2. David Bujol
    Baton Rouge, LA

    I am sincerely sorry for your loss.

  3. Jean Cessna Bailey
    Columbus, MS

    I'm sorry to hear of the loss of another school classmate! As teens, when Freida and her family lived in Utica, MS, she and I enjoyed making homemade brownies together in her home, just down the street from mine. Her brother, Edward took pleasure in devouring as many of OUR brownies as he could, then laughing at our outrage! Sweet memories. My condolences to Freida's family.

  4. Berlene Morgan
    Jackson, LA

    Freidas legacy lives on the the lives she touched. I feel so honored to have know her. God be with you all.

  5. Joe Ann Bauer Walls
    Norwood, LA

    I am so sorry for your loss, Frieda was such a beautiful lady.

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