Virginia Ruth Ellis Thompson


Virginia Ruth Ellis Thompson, 90, of Roanoke, VA, formerly of Rainelle, WV, died on February 8, 2019 after a long illness.
She was born September 10, 1928 in Danville, WV. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James Edward Thompson in 2010 and their son, Rodney Edward Thompson in 1999.
Virginia is survived by her daughter Francine Virginia Thompson Burgess (Stephen), son Kendall Alan Thompson; four grandchildren Michael Scott Burgess (Stephanie), James Webb Burgess (Emelyn), Alanna Kathleen Thompson, Kelsey Erin Thompson and one great grandchild Jamie Lyn Burgess.
A Celebration of Death and Resurrection will be held at the Rainelle United Methodist Church in Rainelle, WV on February 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Our thanks to the staff and friends at Salem Terrace at Harrogate Memory Care and Gentle Shepherd Hospice for taking loving care of Granny. Your caring is greatly appreciated.
In lieu of flowers those who wish may make a donation to the Alzheimer's Association at alzheimer's make a donation; or the Rainelle United Methodist Church 617 Kanawha Avenue, Rainelle, WV 25962.
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