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THOMPSON, Ruth RUTH LUCILE HILL THOMPSON The third daughter and youngest of five children of Frederick Douglas and Maude Collins Hill, was born on February 28, 1916 in Atlanta, GA. She passed away on May 2, 2013 in Columbia, MD. Mrs. Thompson graduated from Spelman College, Class of 1937, and received a Masters in Library Science from Atlanta University. She worked in the Atlanta Public School System for many years, first as an elementary school teacher and later as a librarian. She was a member of Allen Temple A.M.E. Church. After spending many of her retirement years in Atlanta, Mrs. Thompson moved to Columbia, MD to be near her daughters, and granddaughters. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 1 pm at Westview Cemetery. Mrs. Thompson is survived by her daughters, Marilyn Collins (James) and Margaret Osterman (Thomas); four granddaughers; and a great grandson. Murray Brothers (404) 349-3000 mbfh.com
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 10, 2013
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