OBITUARY

Thelma Atherton

November 14, 1922July 12, 2010

ATHERTON, THELMA A., 87, of Louisville passed away Monday July 12, 2010 at the Hosparus Unit of Norton Hospital. She was the former Thelma Rohleder, a volunteer at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth, and a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Diane Jones, Patricia Sermon (Wayne), Ruby Alvey (Sam), Mary Bailey (Steve), Jerry Knight (Jerry) and Wanda Straughn (Bush); a son, Ronald Joseph Wheatley; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Mass of celebration for Thelma will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Most Blessed Sacrament, 3509 Taylor Blvd. with entombment to follow in Evergreen Mausoleum. Visitation will be at the Southern Home of Arch L. Heady & Son, 3601 Taylor Blvd. from 2-8 pm Thursday.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hosparus of Louisville.

Online memorial " www.archlheadysouthernfh.com.

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, July 16, 2010
  • Visitation Thursday, July 15, 2010
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Syndi Chesser

July 29, 2010

Dear Ruby and family -- My heartfelt sympathies to you and yours on your loss. I only got to know your mother recently and for a bit...it was immediately obvious that this was a lady full of vim and vigor, zest and fun. I know that you'll treasure the memories. My thoughts are with you and yours...

Stephanie Compton

July 15, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. With Deepest Sympathy, Gina, Robin, Stephanie and family

Donna Browne

July 15, 2010

Stephanie, Courtney, Tammi, Patsy & Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. You all should be comforted by your memories and knowing that she was truely loved and well cared for. I am greatful to have the memories of Derby and Christmas parties. She was a blessing!

Kim Smith

July 15, 2010

And He will raise her up on Eagles Wings...

So very sorry for your loss. Thelma was a sweet, wonderful person.

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