Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

May 9, 2013

Ruby Ruth Thompson

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Ruby Ruth Thompson, 89, of Lexington, N.C., a former resident of Bluefield, died Wednesday, May 08, 2013, at her residence in Lexington. Born April 30, 1924, in McComas, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Grover Austin and Minnie Ruth Huffman Austin.

Ruby was a member of Maple View Church of Christ in Bluefield. She had been a lifelong resident of Mercer County before moving to Lexington.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Allen Thompson.

She is survived by one son, Edward Phillip Thompson and wife Elizabeth Louise of Bassett, Va.; two daughters, Dixie Lorene McDaniel of Lexington, N.C., and Carlotta Marie Cox and husband Junior of Bluefield; grandchildren, Wanda Chittum and husband Brian, Teresa Mutter, Allen McDaniel, and Junior McDaniel; great-grandchildren, Michael McDaniel, Amanda McDaniel, and Jetana Mutter; great-great-grandchildren, Patrick, Wyatt, and Sophie McDaniel, Genevieve Hollarman, and Natalia Mutter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with the Reverend Tony Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday (today).

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The Thompson family is being served by Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton.