Ruth L. Thompson



Ruth Louise Thompson, 83, of Stafford County, VA passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at her home.

Ruth Louise Thompson was born on July 1, 1934 to the late Betty Goodman and William Thompson in Thomasville, GA. Ruth Thompson spent most of her years in Philadelphia and was a member of the Triumph Baptist Church. She graduated with honors from nursing school and received the Brenda Anderson Award. Ms. Thompson worked at St. Joseph Hospital as a RN for more than 50 years and was fondly known as "Tommy" by her friends and coworkers.

Survivors include her son, Ronald Thompson; grandchildren Robin Lee and Ronnae Thompson; great-grandchildren Julian Lee, Elijah Lee, Josiah Lee, Chase Thompson and Kahli Thompson.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 12 at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel.