Ronald Gene Thompson, 57, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, February 20, 2015, at Colfax Reunion Nursing and Rehab Center in Colfax. He was born September 28, 1957 in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and was a musician. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Joey Paul officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Rhinehart under direction
of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Joan Gary Thompson. Survivors include his daughter, Alexandra Ray Thompson of Fishers, IN; sons, Micah Thompson of Fishers, IN, Ronnie Zurbriggen of Scott City, MO, and Dustin Zurbriggen of Cape Girardeau, MO; father, Gene Thompson of Jena; sisters, Kathy Garsee of Jena and Laurie Williams of Dallas, TX; and brother, Gary Wade Thompson of Carencro.