Grandmother Taking Care of 11 Grandkids Dies

A few days before Christmas, Jackie Thompson received a $300 shopping spree, making it a merry Christmas" for the entire family.

This was all courtesy of The Boys and Girls Club. Wal-Mart also pitched in and provided groceries for the family.

Family members say Thompson died of an asthma attack early Sunday morning. She was 51 years old.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Missionary Baptist Church in Monticello, located on Martin Luther King and Second Street.