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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth Virginia "Gini" Thompson 1919 - 2006 Nevada, Mo.

Graveside services for Ruth Virginia "Gini" Thompson, 87, Nevada, Mo., will be at 1 p.m. today in Caldwell City Cemetery.Mrs. Thompson died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at Christian Health Care in Nevada, Mo.She was born June 4, 1919, in Fairfield, Iowa, the daughter of Verl Abner and Margaret Elsie Houghton Teeter. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a commercial art degree. She was a former resident of Caldwell City and Lawrence, Kan.Mrs. Thompson was a homemaker. She was active in the Presbyterian Church, Eastern Star, P.E.O. and Kappa Kappa Gamma social sorority. She married Frederick Luther Thompson on March 13, 1942, in Dallas. He died Dec. 8, 2003.Survivors include two sons, F.L. "Rick" Thompson, Nevada, Mo., and William "Bill" Thompson, Rowlette, Texas; two daughters, Margaret "Pegge" Thompson, Blue Springs, Mo., and Patricia "Patti" Reemer, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Nevada Regional Medical Center Foundation or Christian Healthcare Hospice, sent in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, MO 64772.