WHEELERSBURG - Thelma Christine Gayhart, 88, of Wheelersburg, died Sunday, November 10, 2013, at the Best Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born on December 6, 1924, in Greenup County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Maude Allen Boggs. Thelma was a member of the Cedar Street Church of Christ in Christian Union, former operator at General Telephone, former co-owner of Ecks Market in Sciotoville and a retired cashier at Mercy Hospital.
Also preceding her in death were her husband, Claude Estel Gayhart in 1971; four brothers, Wilbur, Robert, Ernest, and Bud Boggs; and two sisters, Gladys Liles and Lenny Ferrell. Surviving are two sons, Paul "Mick" (Brenda) Gayhart of Wheelersburg and Estel (Connie) Gayhart of Portsmouth; a brother, Finnest Boggs of Sciotoville; two sisters, Millie Hurst and Juanita Wallace, both of Wheelersburg; three grandchildren, Kelli Weber, Christopher Jones, and Bethany Greenhill; and five great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Rev. Gary Heimbach officiating. Interment will be in Friendship Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Brant's in Sciotoville from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
To offer condolences visit www.brantfuneralservice.com.