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Thelma Lee (Garrett) Massey

April 19, 1930 May 9, 2019
Thelma Lee (Garrett) Massey
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Obituary for Thelma Lee (Garrett) Massey

Thelma Lee (Garrett) Massey, 89, widow of Lawrence E. Massey, formerly of Church Street passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation in Fishersville.

Mrs. Massey was born in Lost River, West Virginia on April 19, 1930, a daughter of James J. and Daisey (Hawes) Garrett.

Thelma was a member of Fishersville United Methodist Church and retired as a receptionist and bookkeeper from Dr. Lacey, DDS. She was a chartered member of the Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad and a life member of the Stuarts Draft VFW Post 9339 Ladies Auxiliary. Thelma enjoyed flower gardening, collecting rocks and loved nature.

In addition to her husband of 18 years and parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Stephanie J. Austin; three brothers, Kenneth, Ferguson, and Robert Garrett; three sisters, Eva Palmer, Jean Shifflett, and Merle Wiseman; one grandson; and a special great-niece, Megan Marshall.

She is survived by three sons, Butch T. Nulty and his wife Patty of Churchville, Randall S. Eavers and his wife Dana of Lyndhurst, Mark C. Eavers of Greenville; a step-son, Lawrence E. Massey, II and his wife Sharyn of Staunton; a daughter, Pamela A. Lane of Brookneal; a step-daughter, Avis M. Winfield and her husband Mike of Stuarts Draft; a sister, Audrey Blackwell of Staunton; a sister-in-law, Shirley Garrett of Staunton; thirteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019 in the Fishersville United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends following the service.

It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions to Fishersville United Methodist Church, Post Office Box 1049, Fishersville, Virginia 22939.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of her arrangements.

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11:00 AM 6/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Fishersville United Methodist Church

1600 Jefferson Highway
Fishersville, VA 22939

The family will receive friends following the service.

Fishersville United Methodist Church
1600 Jefferson Highway Fishersville 22939 VA
United States

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Fishersville United Methodist Church

1600 Jefferson Highway
Fishersville, VA 22939

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