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Ruth D. Thompson

Memorial for Ruth D. Thompson

Born in Travis County, Texas on Dec. 21, 1920
Departed on Nov. 21, 2012 and resided in Austin, TX.
Visitation: Friday, Nov. 30, 2012
12 pm - 7:00 pm
Service: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
11:00 am
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
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Ruth Wright Thompson, the fifth of six children was born December 21, 1920 in Travis County, Texas to the late Reverend Thomas and Mrs. Augusta Wright.

She attended the Smith Public Schools.

At an early age, she united with the Pleasant Valley Church. Later in life, upon moving to Austin, she united with the Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church under the pastorage of Reverend N. S. Brown.

On December 13, 1930 she married Lorenzo Thompson. To this union three children were born, Lorenzo Thompson, Jr. and Donald Thompson and Beverlyn Thompson.

Mrs. Thompson was a housekeeper for Lee Anne Parker Tooke for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Reverend Thomas and Augusta Wright; her husband, Lorenzo Thompson, Sr.; one brother, Hermet Jesus Wright; and four sisters, Julia Wright, Marie Nesby, Laura Fucles, and Aurelia Wright Woods.

She departed this life, Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

Ruth leaves to cherish her memories: two sons, Lorenzo Thompson, JR., and Donald (Nancy) Thompson; one daughter, Beverlyn (Walter) McCloud; four grandchildren, Roderick Thompson, Tashia Coleman, Byron Thompson and Natashia McCloud; seven great grandchildren, Steven Coleman, Melvin Coleman, Taylor Thompson, Ross Thompson, Brooke Thompson, Byron Thompson, Jr., and Zachary Thompson; one sister-in-law, Catherine Wright; niece, Laverne Knox Littlejohn (like a sister); extended family member, Lee Case; nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives, friends, and extended family.

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