Luona Genevieve (Mull) Thompson, 79, of Pilot Rock passed away in the loving company of her family on November 11, 2017. Luona was born on April 20, 1938, in St. Louis, Missouri, to David and Luona (Smith)
Mull. She grew up with two brothers and the family moved a few places in the southern region until settling in Hermiston in the 1950s.
She was attending Hermiston High School when she met her love Charles “Chuck” Thompson. They were married on October 5, 1956. They welcomed four children and tragically lost one shortly after her birth. As a family they enjoyed camping, fishing and anything that got them outdoors. Vacations and major holidays were usually spent on the Oregon Coast, one of Luona’s favorite places.
Luona loved to sew, crochet, and do anything that she could express her artistic abilities. She was a Campfire Girl and Cub Scout leader, and long-time attendee of the Assembly of God.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and daughters Deborah Thompson and Brenda Thompson.
She is survived by her brothers David Mull Jr. of Hermiston and George Mull of Selah, Wash.; children Tamara Hascall of Pilot Rock and Clinton Thompson of Umatilla; grandchildren Cathy VanSchoiack of Hermiston, Becky Eddy of Boardman, Jeremy Hascall of Pilot Rock and Patrick Hascall of Pilot Rock; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 3-7 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 10 a.m.
Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements.