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Wendi Leigh Thompson

July 11, 1967 — August 14, 2022

Lexington, Missouri



Wendi Leigh (Kirksey) Thompson, 55 of Lexington, Missouri passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at home surrounded by family.


The family will host a Celebration of Life on Sunday, August 28, 2022 from 3:00 until 4:30 pm at 1200 NE Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, MO  64086.  Memories of Wendi may be left at or on our Facebook Page.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 S. St., Lexington, MO, 64067, 660-259-2245. 


Wendi was born on July 11, 1967, in Independence, MO to Nathan Paul and Vicki Leigh (Ernest) Kirksey.  She graduated from William Chrisman High School in Independence, MO.  After high school Wendi received her certification in cosmetology.  She was united in marriage to Gerald Thompson.  They later divorced but remained friends.  Wendi cleaned at the Trails Regional Library in Lexington and volunteered at the Lexington Cloths Closet.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, Wendi enjoyed crafts.  Wendi will be remembered for her enjoyable sense of humor, her kindness and never being afraid to be herself.


Survivors include two sons, Jesse Thompson and wife Heather Calton of Lexington, MO and Derry Thompson and wife Alexie of Lexington, MO; three grandchildren, Natalie, Jacoby, and Jaxson Young; a brother, Monte Kirksey of Independence, MO; her best-friends, Molly and Maggie Wendi’s dogs; and many extended relatives and friends.


Wendi was preceded in death by her parents
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