Passed away in her sleep on May 31, 2017 at the age of 70. Born in Palestine, TX to the late Clarinda Pat Brinkley she was later joined by sister Aleta.
Maria graduated from Memorial High School in Houston, TX in 1965 and went on to attend the University of Houston. Maria married Tim Thompson in 1979 and they welcomed their daughter Leslie in 1981. Leslie was the light of her mother's life and her proudest achievement.
Maria is preceded in death by her grandmother, Nellie Caskey Mason; mother and sister. She is survived by her daughter Leslie; Leslie's father Tim; niece Zena Felgar; and many other close friends and family who loved her.
Please join the Thompson family in celebration of life on Monday, June 19th, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Driscoll's Valencia St. Serra Mortuary, 1465 Valencia St. SF, CA 94110. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to two charities near and dear to Maria's heart: BAARC, PO Box 6595 Concord, CA 94524 Or via PayPal at www.bayareaanimalrescuecrew.or Pug Rescue of Sacramento
PO Box 5094 Concord, CA 94524
Or via their website at www.pugpros.org