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Marion Sue Bradford Thompson
Marion Sue Bradford Thompson was born in Paragould,
Arkansas, in 1926. She resided in Harrisburg, Clinton, and
Jonesboro, Arkansas. She passed away in 2007.
Although mainly a watercolorist, Marion Sue also worked in
oils, acrylics, pen and ink, and batik. She was competent in
each of these art forms.
Marion Sue's paintings hang in executive, industrial, and
private collections. Several Arkansas senators and
congressmen were private collectors. She was also a United
States Navy and Coast Guard artist and has paintings in
Marion Sue's steamboat paintings have docked in
Switzerland, Tokyo, France, Germany, Washington, D. C.,
California, Atlanta, New York City, and up and down the rivers
To learn more about the life and history of Marion Sue, visit