FORD, Thelma Brooks, 86, passed away at home on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in Studley, Va. Thelma was predeceased by her husband, James E. Ford; and parents, Thomas and Nealie Brooks. She is survived by her daughter, Gloria Ford Burton and her husband, William P. Burton; grandchildren, James Patrick Burton and his wife, Kimberly, and Amanda Burton Pullman and her husband, Kenneth; great-granddaughters, Kalynn Elizabeth Burton and Taylor Marie Edwards; honorary great-grandchildren, Clifton Flowers, and David and wife, Chelsy, Tony and Savannah Swann; and honorary great-great-grandchildren, Addison, Allison and Dylan. She was a retiree of the Federal Reserve Bank. A celebration of her life will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Salem Presbyterian Church, Studley, Va., where Thelma was a lifelong member. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Salem Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 35, Studley, Va. 23162.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.