Rita Faye Thompson, 70

Rita Faye Thompson, 70, of Greensburg, passed away at 8:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July
11, 2023 surrounded by her family at IU Health Methodist Hospital in
Indianapolis. She was born on June 25, 1953 in Shelbyville the daughter of
Fredrick Melvin Schofner and Joann (Smith) Martin. She was raised in Shelbyville
and graduated from Morton Memorial High School in 1972. She was employed by the
City of Greensburg as a Crossing Guard at the elementary school for several
years and starting the first food bank in Decatur County. Rita enjoyed spending
time with her family, her grandkids and “being on the go”. She married Nathan
Hale Thompson, III on December 6, 1975 in Shelbyville. He preceded her in death
on November 10, 2004. Survivors include her companion of 34 years, Darren
Mozingo of Greensburg; her daughter, Dana (Ty) Carr of Greensburg; her sons,
Nicholas (Brad) Thompson Messer of Rushville and Russell (Britany Campbell)
Mozingo of Greensburg; her half-brother, Larry (Patty) Schofner of Greensburg; 7
grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her
parents and her sister, Deborah K. Meadows. Funeral services will be conducted
at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home with Pastor
Matt Metz officiating. Cremation to follow the service. A time of visitation
will be held on Monday, July 17, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the
funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to assist the family with
funeral expenses through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the
family at www.bassgasper.com

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