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.
Published on February 9, 2019
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3 posts

Kathryn (ellis)horton
Feb 13, 2019
I'm so sorry for loss. To family on earth but sure she's flying high now with my dad earnest ellis she was my last aunt here on earth so sorry I havent seen (ginny)for very long time may (god)bless all family with love kathryn (ellis)horton
Andrea Andy Aide Pendleton
Feb 10, 2019
Virginia was a wonderful mother to her children .. She and her husband Jim along with their family was admired and loved by everyone in Rainelle .. Their love for God and their church, the Rainelle United Methodist Church was admired by many .. A showcase family of Rainelle ... God Bless my dear friend and Rainelle Classmate Francine.. and Brother Kendall ... love to all Andy
Mary Jennings
Feb 10, 2019
It was a pleasure to work with her. She will be missed, prayer’s for your family and you.