Longtime Estacada resident, Kari Thompson, died suddenly at her home on Monday, December 16, 2019. She was 59. A celebration of her life will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Estacada First Baptist Church. Kari Lee Woodson was born April 28, 1960 in Superior, Montana to Gary and Patricia (Miles) Woodson. As a child, her family moved to the Portland area. She graduated from Centennial High School in 1978. On June 20, 1981 Kari married Jeff Thompson in Portland. In 1982, they moved to Estacada where they started their family. In 1990 Jeff and Kari purchased Allison and Carey Gunworks. During that time, she did the accounting for the business and worked in a nail salon. Most recently, she went to work for The Courts and Eastside Explorers where she cared for the mentally disabled. She enjoyed being a mom to her twins and was an amazing cook. Kari has attended Activate Church for over 2 years. Survivors include her husband, Jeff; twin daughters, Madeline and Abigail; parents, Gary and Patricia Woodson; brother, Thomas Woodson; sister, Traci Scott and several nieces and nephews.