Ruth  Thompson's Memorial

Ruth Thompson
(1913 - 2004)


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Name: Mrs Ruth Thompson
Nick Name: Myrtle Turtle
Maiden Name: Wadley
Gender: Female
Age: 90 years old
Lived: Tuesday, 25 November 1913 - Wednesday, 7 July 2004

My Story

Ruth Thompson, 90, of Paragould died Wednesday, July 7, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center.

She was born in the Coffman community in Greene County and was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God.

Survivors include one son, A.W. Thompson of Paragould; four grandchildren, Lisa Tabor, Kevin Thompson and Brad Thompson, all of Paragould, and Kim Price of Jonesboro; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. A.C. Thompson; one son, Burrell Thompson; and her parents, Arthur and Kitty Coffman Wadley.

Her great-grandchildren include Shelly Lee, Brooke, Baylie, and Ella Tabor, Mallory (Thompson) Williams, Marshall, Mackenzie, Maggie, Chris, Kyle, & Kodie Thompson.

Ruth and Rev. A.C. meet when she was in the eighth grade while playing hide-n-seek, and then married June 16th, 1932.

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Fathers Name: Arthur Wadley
Mothers Name: Kitty Coffman Wadley
Spouse's Name: Rev. A.C. Thompson
Children's Names: Burrell and A.W. Thompson
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Paragould, AR
Marital Status: Widowed


Favourite Music Genre: Christian & Gospel


Place of Passing: Arkansas Methodist Hospital
Date of Passing: 7 July 2004
Place of Burial: Linwood Cemetary
Funeral Director: Arthur Phelps
Funeral Location: Mitchell Funeral Home
Funeral Date: 11 July 2004
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