HENNIKER, NH: Ruth Thompson Damour, age 91, of 162 Box Branch Rd, Branchville, SC and 57 Weare Rd, Henniker, NH, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Presbyterian Community of South Carolina.
Born July 31, 1926 in Columbia, she was the wife of the late Louis J. Damour and the daughter of the late Oscar Newton Thompson, Sr. and Redia Fowlkes Thompson. Mrs. Damour was a retired executive secretary at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of New Hampshire, member of the Daughters of the Confederacy, a loving wife, mother, and “Oma” to her grand and great grandchildren. She was a member of Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church of Henniker, NH.
Survivors include two sons, William L. Damour (Wanda Wood) of Punta Gorda, FL; Thomas H. Damour (Cynthia S. Damour) of Columbia, SC; granddaughter Megan D. Hinson (William R. Hinson) of West Columbia, SC; great-grandson Henry W. Hinson and great-granddaughter Holly S. Hinson; grandson Benjamin N. Damour (Melissa J. Damour) of Columbia, SC; and, great-granddaughter Paisley A. Damour. Also surviving is a niece Redia Thompson McGrath of Tampa, FL.
Calling hours and Services will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 9 am at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 158 Old Hopkinton Rd, Henniker, NH followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 am.
A graveside service will be held at the Henniker New Cemetery, Henniker, NH following the funeral.
The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service Henniker, NH is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the White Birch Community Center, 51 Hall Ave, PO Box 2035, Henniker, NH 03242 or to Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center, 334 College Hill Road, Hopkinton, NH 03229.