Rhonda Thompson, 70, 0f Medora

Rhonda Thompson, 70, 0f Medora


Rhonda Thompson, of Medora, passed away peacefully on the afternoon on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Schneck Medical Center with her family by her side.

She was 70 years old.

Rhonda entered this life on December 7, 1953, at home in Hound Holler of Freetown, Indiana. She was the ninth born of twelve to Chester and Elizabeth (Lunsford) Ruth.

She grew up in Jackson County. On February 24, 1973, she was united in marriage to Harold Thompson in the living room of his parents’ house. This marriage of over 51 years was blessed with two children, Kent and Amie.

She was a devoted wife, loving mother, a great Mamaw-Nan, an aunt, and great sister.

Her family was her pride, and she was part of the glue that kept everyone together. She loved watching her kids and grandkids grow up. She could be found on the sidelines of sports cheering on her children, and then later her grandchildren.

Rhonda was an avid reader, a writer, and a poet. She loved the Wizard of Oz and collected the memorabilia.

She could be found reading a book in her PJ’s and drinking coffee or Coke. She was a member of the Seymour Bowling Association. Rhonda was a forklift driver in shipping for Valeo. She retired after 30 years.

She leaves a legacy of love with her family, husband Harold Thompson of Medora, son Kent Thompson and his wife Jennifer of Brownstown, Amie Combs and her husband John of Medora, and a daughter-in-law Kim Zuber and her husband Mark of Freetown, grandchildren, Winnie Thompson, Zac Thompson and his wife Jenna, Dustin Strong, Alex Thompson and his wife Heaven, Jack Combs and his wife Emma, Wyatt Combs, and Meghan Zuber, great-grandchildren, Kaycee & River Thompson, Brent Plumer, and James Combs who is due in July, sisters, Glenda Dawson, Sue Piercefield, Mary Smith, Jean Mills, brothers, Danny Ruth, Terry Roberts, and Don Roberts and his wife Cathy, and a sister-in-law Betty Ruth.

Rhonda was preceded by her parents, three brothers Hank Ruth, Willie Ruth, Eddie
Ruth, and a sister Anna Ridgedale.
Funeral Services will be conducted at Hague Funeral Home on Friday March 29, 2024, at 1:00 pm with Pastor Judy Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at White River Valley Cemetery.

Visitation will be conducted at Hague Funeral Home on Thursday March 28, 2024, from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm and after 12:00 noon until time of the service on Friday.
Memorials may be written in Rhonda’s name to “Hope” Medora Goes Pink or to Medora Masonic Lodge 328.