Samantha Thompson, 33, Lee Summit, MO died March 1st, 2018 at St. Luke's East, Lee Summit, Mo. She was born March 15th, 1984 in Kansas City, MO. The daughter of Dennis and Teresa Thompson. She was a graduate of Odessa High School 2002. Graduate of Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville class of 2006 where she was a Bearcat Football Ambassador and a Member of Phi Mu sorority. She has been employed by National American University for12 years and served in Colorado, Minnesota and currently was Campus Director for the Lee Summit campus.
Samantha was known by her beautiful smile and enjoyed her time with her family, friends, pets, travel, the lake, the Bearcats and the Royals. She was the most popular bridesmaid of her friends. She was the official pub crawl organizer and the adopted Aunt to all of her friend’s children. Odessans will remember her many years of employment at the Odessa Swimming pool.
Survivors include her parents of Odessa, Her brother Jake of Kansas City. Her maternal grandparents Bob and Wanda Kindle of Odessa. Her paternal grandparents Vernon and Leanna Thompson of Odessa. Many Aunts, Uncles, cousins and friends who loved Samantha dearly.
Cremation, a Celebration of Life will be on March 17th, 1-4 p.m. at Berry Acres located in Odessa, Mo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the KC Pet Project.