Sr. M. Paula Thompson, OSB

Sr. M. Paula Thompson, OSB


Sr. M.  Paula Thompson, OSB, 92, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Our Lady of Rickenbach in Clyde, Missouri. 

Sr.  Paula was born on June 20, 1927 to Raymond and Laura (Schieber)Thompson in Shackelford, Missouri.

Sr. Paula received her Bachelor’s Degree and was a nurse three years prior to her life as a Sister. She spent six summers in Collegeville, Minnesota in Religious Studies.

She entered the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration on August 10,1951 and was given the name Sr. Mary Damian Thompson. Her First Profession of Vows was February 24,1953, and her Final Profession of Vows, March 13,1958, Sister returned to her Baptismal name, Sr. M. Paula.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Lawrence E. Thompson, and sister Rita F. Thompson.

Survivors include two sisters, Laura C. Ryan and Virginia J. (Mike) Flynn; three brothers, Michael R. (Helen) Thompson, Gregory (Mary Ellen) Thompson and David J. (Mary Frances) Thompson; numerous nieces and nephews and her monastic family.

A wake will be at the Benedictine Convent Chapel, Clyde, 7 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2019.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Benedictiine Convent Chapel with  burial following in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Clyde.

Arrangements Price Funeral Home, Inc., 120 East First Street, Maryville, Missouri. Online condolences can be made at www