Thelma J.E. Grogan

Thelma Jean Edwards Grogan, 73, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Kindred Hospital in Richmond. Mrs. Grogan was born in Covington on March 3, 1940, to the late Gordon J and Minnie Elizabeth Edwards.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Hugh Joseph Grogan Jr.; a daughter, Dorothy Jean Grogan; a sister, Dorothy Johnson; four brothers, Walter Smith, Carl Smith, Albert Smith and Belamos Eugene Edwards. She resided in Colonial Heights for 40 years.

She is survived by: two sons, Bobby Lee Grogan of Ettrick, and Hugh Joseph Grogan III of Colonial Heights; a daughter, Delores Ann Perkinson of Colonial Heights; a brother-in-law, Billy Grogan of Farmville; grandchildren, Angela Webster, Dawn Cherry, Christina Compton, Jessica Francis, Samantha Marshall, Sky Grogan, Bobby Grogan Jr., Shelly Grogan, and Joseph Grogan; seven great-grandchildren, and one on the way; a brother, Russell Edwards; and two sisters, Cleo Cash, and Jeannie Jerman, all of Covington.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Blvd., with the Rev. David Prather, officiating. Interment will follow in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, May 10, 2013, at the funeral home.

Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on May 10, 2013