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Ruth Laverne (George) Thompson of McKinney, Texas passed away on February 2, 2021 at the age of 97. She was born on October 3, 1923 to Roy L. George and Janie F. (Brimer) George in Weston, Texas. Ruth married Burl Glenn Thompson on April 6, 1946 in McKinney, Texas. She was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of McKinney.

Ruth is survived by her sons, Ronney Thompson and wife, Laura of Leonard, Texas and Steve Thompson and wife, Toni of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Jill Pharr and husband, Bo, Jay Thompson and wife, Lindsay, Ryan Thompson and wife, Christin, and Seth Thompson; 10 great-grandchildren, Jase, Raeley, Jenna, Taylor, Tayton, Bailey, Clara, Abby, Keilan and Gracie; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Janie George; husband, Burl Glenn Thompson; sisters, Oleta Godwin and Emily Beyer and her brother, Clarence George.

The family received friends and family for a “come and go” visitation that was held on Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, February 5, 2021 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel. Following the funeral service, a procession made its way to Ridgeview Memorial Park for a committal service.

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Published in Star Local Media from Feb. 4 to Feb. 10, 2021.
Funeral service
12:00 PM
Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel
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