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Thelma Lee Shay Pettry, 89, of Colcord, WV went to be with the Lord on August 12, 2017. She was at home surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifelong member of Colcord Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the choir, the womens association, enjoyed teaching sunday school and served as treasurer and Elder.
Thelma was born on November 24, 1927 in Colcord, WV. Thelma was a homemaker who enjoyed going to church, lovingly caring for her family and a nice cup of coffee.
Thelma was preceded in death by her parents Vearlie and Anna Harris Eads and brother, George Jiggs Eads.
She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Okey Pettry; son, David Pettry and wife Drema; daughters, Susan Mollohan and husband Jerry, Gina Marshall and husband Joe; sister, Lillian Hooker; grandchildren, Aaron Pettry, Tara Bowne, Matthew and Cavin Mollohan, Amber Harper and Jantzen Marshall; 17 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends from 12- 2pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.
Graveside services will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.
Published on August 14, 2017
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