Edna Ruth Thompson

Edna Ruth Thompson


Edna Ruth Thompson, 93, of Bedford, Iowa, and formerly of Hopkins, Missouri, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at the Bedford Specialty Care.

She was born on May 19, 1926, in Braddyville, Iowa, to Homer and Maggie (Dunn) Davison. They preceded her in death.  She was also preceded by her husband, Marion Jean Thompson in 2000, her son, Charles in 2014, her three brothers, Arnold, Irvin and Kenneth, her son-in-law Carl Thompson, her granddaughter Marci Ann Thompson, and her great-grandson Logan Scott Thornton.

Ruth was self employed and did house cleaning, she painted and was a wall-paper hanger. She attended the First Christian Church, Hopkins, Missouri. Ruth liked to garden and embroidery.

On January 6, 1942, Ruth was united in marriage to Marion Jean Thompson, and they shared 58 years before his death in 2000.

She is survived by her four children, Jim (Marcia) Thompson, Republic, Missouri, Shirley (Mike) Warner, Altoona, Iowa, Ron (Theresa) Thompson, Hopkins, Missouri, and Rinda (Kenny) Gladman, Bedford, Iowa; her brother, Gary Davison, Braddyville, Iowa; 11 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Ruth has been cremated under the direction of the Bram Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.

Memorial graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 13, 2020, at the Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins, Missouri. No formal visitation is planned.


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