HOUSTON – Allene Ward Thompson was born March 2, 1944 in Bellville, Texas to W.R. Ward Sr. and Gertrude V. Ward.
The family moved to Houston, Texas in 1948 and settled in Acres Homes Community where they untied with Greater Ward A.M.E. Church. She confessed Christ at at the age of fourteen.
Allene graduated from George Washington Carver High School in Houston, Texas in 1962 and went on to attend Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern Universities. She retired from Enron after more than 20 years of employment. She attended several churches before reuniting with Greater Ward.
Allene was known as a devoted wife, a loving mother and grandmother, as well as a trusting friend. She entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, W.R. Ward, Sr. and Gertrude V. Ward; her husband, Henry Thompson; four brothers and three sisters.
Sister Thompson is survived by a long list of loved ones including her children: Karen Baker Pearson, Alfred James Baker Jr. and Alan Renard Baker Sr.; grandchildren: Warren C. Johnson, Alan R. Baker Jr., Ruth Lewis, John Ward (Rosemary),Bertha Lacy, Clifford Ward (Carolyn), Wendell Ward (Connie), Herbert Ward (Estelle),Elaine Glenn (Anthony), and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.