Dateline: September 13, 2007

Ruby May Thompson, 93, died Saturday, September 8, 2007, in Amarillo.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2007, in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Lance Wood, Pastor, officiating. Burial followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Mrs. Thompson was born February 27, 1914, in Marysville to George and Elizabeth Witt Wood. She had been a resident of Clarendon most of her life. She married Herschel Hanson “Shorty” Thompson on November 2, 1936, at Goodnight. She was a homemaker and an active member of the First Baptist Church.Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her husband on November 8, 1981; and by a foster daughter, Peggy Jackson on March 10, 1970.

Survivors include one son, San Thompson of Lazbuddie; a foster daughter, Debbie Shields of Amarillo; a foster son, Charles Jackson of Weatherford; two sisters, Lovie Taylor of Clarendon and Dupree Linsteadt of Dennison; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

 

 

 

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