Obituary: Susie Thompson


Susie Thompson, 62, of Batesville passed away Dec. 27, 2020.

She was born Jan. 1, 1958, in Flint, Michigan to Roy Carey Ruff and Anna Jean (Howell) Ruff Andrews.

Susie was a Christian woman who enjoyed church and loved her God. She was a very caring and loving person who always tried to help others. She enjoyed music, singing, scuba diving, and the outdoors. She was an RN for 30 years who really enjoyed taking care of anyone in need.

Survivors include her loving husband, Dennis Edward Thompson; two sons, Chad and Clay Thompson of Batesville; three brothers, Mike Ruff (Arlene) of Raymore, Missouri, Glen Andrews (Jo-Rose) of Lee Summit, Missouri, and Keith Andrews of Kansas City; two sisters, Connie Vance (Allan) of Charleston, South Carolina and Jackie Wade (Rick) of Alton, Missouri, and three special little girls, Aubrey, Allie, and Susanna Huskey.

She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Steve Ruff, and her maternal grandparents, Posie and Mary Howell.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at the Believers Community Church in Batesville with Jason Roberts and Gary Dotson officiating under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

Visitations will be held one hour prior to the service.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral attendance, limitations will be posted at the church. Visitation attendance will be limited to 50 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering and social distancing will be observed.

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