Lorene Tompkins, 95, of Mulberry Grove, IL passed away at 4:46am, Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Greenville Regional Hospital, Greenville, IL.
Services for Mrs. Tompkins will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Pleasant Mound Baptist Church, rural Mulberry Grove with Rev. Joe Lawson and Dennis Hutchinson officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00am-1:00pm, Saturday prior to services at the church. Burial will follow in Taylor Cemetery, Pittsburg, IL. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Mound Baptist Church. Arrangements by Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia; online condolences available at
Lorene was born September 3, 1920 in Vandalia, the daughter of Hubert and Myrtle (Baldwin) Dothager. She married Floyd “Andy” Tompkins October 21, 1937 in Vandalia; he preceded her in death August 3, 2005. Lorene was a homemaker raising two children, helping on the family farm and teaching Sunday school. She was a member of the Pleasant Mound Baptist Church rural Mulberry Grove.
She is survived by her son Frankie Tompkins and wife Bonnie of Mulberry Grove; daughter Phyllis Lutz and husband Chuck of El Paso, IL; brother Kenneth Dothager and wife Joyce of Mulberry Grove; grandchildren Kent Lutz and wife Tammy, Kristy and husband Mark Keith, Cindy King, Tiffany Stewart, Sloan and husband Brad Kessinger, and Brice Stewart and wife Emy; great grandchildren Eric, Cody, Kasey, Katie, Bailey, Cameron, Zack, Kyle, Zoe, Trent, Kennidy, Walker, Aubrey and Cason; and great-great grandchildren Libby and Evelyn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson Kirk Lutz.