Ruby Geraldine Polk Thompson, 93, of Edinburg, passed away Monday March 14, 2016 at Royal Haven in Front Royal. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Wakeman’s Grove Church of the Brethren. Pastor Mark Bowyer will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson was born April 21, 1922 in Columbia Furnace, daughter of the late Rodney and Aggie Barrick Polk. She was a member of Wakeman’s Grove Church of Brethren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Thompson whom she married on August 17, 1946; two brothers, Glenn Polk and Floyd Polk and sister, Shirley Bentley.
She is survived by her son, Wilbur F. Thompson and wife Linda of Woodstock; daughter, Diana T. Barton and husband Richard of Edinburg; three sisters, Fern Ryman of Maurertown, Betty Mumaw of Edinburg and Patsy Himelright and husband Ray of Strasburg; brother, Norman Polk of Edinburg; sister-in-law, Goldie Polk of Edinburg; two grandchildren, Tara Bowers and Steven Thompson and great grandson, Evan Bowers.
Pallbearers will be Phil Burner, Marty Helsley, Kenny Ryman, Bill Lam, Ronnie Hoffman, and Ronnie Wakeman.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the church.
Contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601 or Wakeman’s Grove Church of the Brethren, 668 Wakemans Grove Road, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.
She was loving and caring and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.