Ruth Bea Thompson Griggs FindaGrave Memorial Page

Ruth Bea Thompson Griggs

Birth: 20 Sep 1925 Kingston, Madison County, Arkansas, USA

Death: 27 Dec 2009 (aged 84) Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas, USA

Burial: Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas, USA

Memorial #: 46080725

Bio: Springdale Morning NewsSpringdale, AR30 Dec 2009ROGERS – Ruth B. Griggs, 84, of Rogers, formerly of Huntsville, died Dec. 27, 2009, at Meadowview Healthcare and Rehab in Huntsville. She was born Sept. 20, 1925, in Kingston, the daughter of Vernon and Venna Stansell Thompson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Kingston First Southern Baptist Church. She was the widow of Freeman William Griggs, who preceded her in death on June 19, 1985.Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Louise and Jerry Hawkins of Huntsville, Virginia and Ronnie Parker of Bridger, Mont., and Kathy Bass of Rogers; one brother, Johnny Thompson of Springdale; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel at Brashears Funeral Home with the Rev. Lovena Tyson officiating. Interment will be in the Huntsville Cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home,, of Huntsville. Pallbearers will be: Jess Parker, Jeff Thompson, Dustin Lawrence, Isaiah Morris, Kenneth Turentine and Dan White.

Family Members


John Vernon Thompson                        1889-1954

Venna Elizabeth Stansell Thompson                        1902-1987


Freeman William Griggs*                        1919-1985


Goldie Flora Thompson Nobles*                        1922-1992

Claud William Thompson*                        1924-1984

Crawford “C.H.” Herman Thompson*                        1927-1997

Dixie Lou Thompson Elzey*                        1929-2009

Vernon J Thompson*                        1931-1980

Floye Lenora Thompson Butler*                        1933-1997

Charles Winford Thompson*                        1937-1986

Half Siblings

Infant Daughter Thompson*                        Unknown-1919

Archie Lee Thompson*                        1914-1981

Estelle Pearl Thompson Stamps*                        1917-2006


Freeman William Griggs*                        1945-1945

Kathleen Griggs Bass*                        1946-2013

Created by: Mike C (46957743)

Added: 28 Dec 2009


Citation: Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 27 March 2018), memorial page for Ruth Bea Thompson Griggs (20 Sep 1925–27 Dec 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46080725, citing Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Mike C (contributor 46957743) .