Rubye Elizabeth (Beth) Thompson – Obituary

By  | December 6, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Shackelford Funeral Home
Rubye Elizabeth (Beth) Thompson was born June 12, 1957 in Jackson, TN the daughter of Martha Sauls Leitschuh and the late Roger Leitschuh.

She was united in marriage to Johnny Thompson on August 26, 1984.

Rubye worked as a bookkeeper from the age of 15 until her family closed L&L Mechanical in 2011. She spent her time camping, fishing, and spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. She loved flowers but her brown thumb kept them from flourishing, a trait she passed on to her daughters.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Adamsville and loved singing in the choir. She was a 10 year lung cancer survivor.

Mrs. Thompson departed this life on December 4, 2018 in Jackson, Tennessee at the age of 61 Years, 5 Months, 22 Days. She is survived by
her husband, Johnny Thompson of Adamsville, TN; her mother, Martha Leitschuh of Adamsville, TN; two daughters, Dionn Milligan and husband Chipper of Michie, TN, Keesha Klinck and husband Scott of Adamsville, TN; stepdaughter, Greta Austin and husband Benny of Savannah, TN; two stepsons, Johnny Alan Thompson of Savannah, TN, Brad Thompson and wife Nicki of Savannah, TN; nine grandchildren, Ashley Binetsky and husband Serge, Garick Smith, Kobe Klinck, Curtis Milligan, Chip Milligan, Aubrey Klinck, McKinley Thompson, Tommy Jack Milligan, Myles Thompson; two sisters, Maia Broyles and husband Ricky of Saulsbury, TN, Lori Shelton and husband James of Adamsville, TN; a brother, Roger Chip Leitschuh and wife Wendy of Franklin, TN; and a host of extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Choir in Adamsville or American Cancer Society.


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