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 PUBLISHED DECEMBER 21, 2011

 

 Miriam E. Thompson

 September 27, 1921 – December 18, 2011

 

Miriam E. Thompson, 90, died Dec. 18 at Golden Living Center-Brandywine in Greenfield.

She was born Sept. 27, 1921, in Knightstown, a daughter of the late Ralph B. and Maggie E. (Tice) Rhodes. Mrs. Thompson was a homemaker most of her life.

She was active with her husband in Boy Scouts and was a Sunday School teacher. She was employed by Mayhill Publishing Company in Knightstown.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Thompson of Knightstown; daughters Rose Ann Chew of Knightstown and Linda Priest of Rushville; sons Joe Bruce Thompson of Robinson, Ill. and Timothy E. Thompson of Crawfordsville; brothers Richard Rhodes of Port Charlotte, Fla. and Phillip Rhodes of Noblesville; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Moorehouse; and her brothers, Carl, Max and Ennis Rhodes.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and funeral services are at 1 p.m. on Dec. 21 at Wilkinson Church of Christ with Russ Lutes officiating. Burial will follow at Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown. Condo & Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson has been entrusted with the arrangements.