In Memoriam
Thompson  Gouge
Sequoyah  High School

   MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ok -- Funeral services for   Thompson Gouge (Seq. Class of 1957), 70, were held on March 9th at Indian Nations Ministries with Revs. Neil Sander, Sam Proctor and Tom Wooster officiating.

He was  born July 17, 1936 to Woodrow and Rhoda Fields Gouge and passed away on March 5th, 2007.

     Thompson graduated from Sequoyah Indian School , Tahlequah Okla. and attended Haskell Trade Institution in Lawrence, Ks.  He served in the U.S. Army National Guard.  He was united in marriage to Lutie Goombi with whom he had four Children.  He worked as a property and supply clerk for the Riverside Indian School, Anadarko, Okla., worked for Sequoia Mills, and in his early years worked as a rancher, was a volunteer at the Southwest Medical Center in Lawton and was an ordained minister.

     He enjoyed bead work, leather work, hunting, fishing, dominoes, and telling stories.  Tom was united in marriage to Shirley Waqua on June 2, 2000 in Binger, Ok.  He was the founder of Master for Pack #327.  Tom was involved with EIC Exploration and Creativity serving as an instructor, and also helped with the Hasinai of the Caddo Nation.  He was a member of the Indian Nations Ministries in Anadarko.

    Gouge was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Eddie Gouge; wife, Lutie Ahgoom Goombi Gouge; two sisters: Wynonna Glass and Irene gauge; three brothers: David Gouge, Johnny Gouge and Jack Gouge.

Thompson is survived by wife, Shirley Gouge of Lookeba, Okla.; three children: Cindi Fletcher and husband Clyde of Irving, Tx, Don Gouge and wife Lynn of Anadarko, Thompson Gouge Jr. and wife Jenna of Henryetta.  Seven grandchildren: David, Jimmy, Mikala, Hanna, Maddie Sue, and Lance Gouge and Jeremy Stockham; one great-grandchild, Aimee Gouge; five sisters: Wynetta Posey of Wetumka; Missy Mitchell of Del City, Edna Gouge of Okemah, Linda Harjo of Oklahoma City, and Maxine Watkins of Chickasha; three brothers: Marge Gouge, and George Gouge both of Oklahoma City and Randy Gouge of Dustin. 

Indian Nations Ministries 405-247-5527 416 E Kentucky Ave, Anadarko,OK 73005.