Rubye “Beth” Thompson (12-4-18) service 12-9-18


Rubye Elizabeth “Beth” Thompson, 61, of Adamsville, died on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Jackson, Tennessee.

She was born in Jackson, Tennessee, the daughter of Martha Sauls Leitschuh and the late Roger Leitschuh. She was united in marriage to Johnny Thompson, who survives.

Mrs. Thompson worked as a bookkeeper from the age of 15 until her family closed L&L Mechanical in 2011. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Adamsville and loved singing in the choir. She was a 10 year lung cancer survivor.

In addition to her husband, Johnny Thompson of Adamsville, she is survived by her mother, Martha Leitschuh of Adamsville; two daughters, Dionn Milligan of Michie and Keesha Klinck of Adamsville; stepdaughter, Greta Austin of Savannah; two stepsons, Johnny Alan Thompson and Brad Thompson, both of Savannah; nine grandchildren; two sisters, Maia Broyles of Saulsbury, Tennessee, and Lori Shelton of Adamsville; and a brother, Roger Chip Leitschuh of Franklin, Tennessee.

A memorial service was held on Sunday, Dec. 9, at First United Methodist Church in Adamsville with Amanda Westmoreland and Dr. Toni Meek officiating.