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Thelma May Morehead, 72, of Maidsville, W.V., formerly of Mt. Morris, Pa., died at 10:19 a.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012, at home.
She was born Tuesday, August 20, 1940 in Yatesboro, a daughter of the late Dorsey VanHornÂ and Berdella Goldstrohm VanHorn.
On June 6, 1959 she married Gary L. Morehead Sr., who preceded her in death on October 16, 1993.
Mrs. Morehead was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God in Mt. Morris. She loved spending time with her family and was a homemaker.
She is survived by five daughters, Carole (Stanley) Toothman of Fairmont, W.V., Robin L. (Rod) Shriver of Morgantown, W.V., Melissa (Brian) Phillips of Spraggs, Lisa (Shawn) Matthews of Maidsville, W.V., and Tina (Michael) Bryan of Morgantown, W.V.; three sons, Gary (Laura) Morehead Jr. of Mt. Morris, Jeffrey (Kimberly) Morehead of Morgantown, W.V., and William (Rose) Morehead of Waynesburg; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Clint VanHorn of Home; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Blanche Snyder-Roberts; and two brothers, Robert VanHorn and William VanHorn.
A funeral service for Thelma May Morehead was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23 at the Mt. Morris Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God Church in Mt. Morris. Officiating were the Rev. Fred Tomlinson and the Rev. John C. Jackson.
Burial followed in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Mt. Morris.
Friends were received at Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home, Inc. in Mt. Morris, operated by Daryl L. Throckmorton, owner/director, on Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., and on Sunday afternoon at the Mt. Morris Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God Church from 1 p.m. until the time of service.
More information is online at www.milliken-throckmortonfh.com.