Thelma Wolford

May 15, 1938 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 83)


Thelma Wolford, age 83 entered into rest on October 3, 2021, at the Tug Valley ARH Hospital in South Williamson, Ky.

Born May 15, 1938, in Mingo County, WV. a daughter of the late Ace Mahon and Margaret Kennedy Mahon, Thelma was also preceded by her husband Arnold Wolford, a son Jimmy Wolford and sisters Eleanor Ruth Hurley and Millie Reeder.

She leaves to honor her loving memory, daughters Edith (James) Stump, Belfry, Ky. Mary (Mike) Tate, Williamson, WV. and Diane Coleman of Edgarton, WV. Sons Marvin Wolford and Arnold Wolford Jr. both of Stopover, Ky. Sisters Florence Perry of Hamilton, Ohio, Fay (Glen) Estep, Mason, Ohio, Leanor (Robert) West, Angola, Indiana. Dorothy (Martin) Blankenship, Beech Creek, WV. Barbara Albrecht, Clarksville, Ohio, Kathy (Scottie) Daniels, Beech Creek, WV. Colleen (Hassell) Wolford, Phelps, Ky. Brothers Jerry (Donna) Mahon, and Mark (Melissa) Mahon both of Beech Creek, WV. and brother-in-law Lawrence Reeder of Mason, Ohio. She is also survived by six grandchildren. Kristina Hawkins, Jamie Todd, Justin Blankenship, Brandon Wolford, Jasmine Wolford, and Josh Wolford, and 8 great grandchildren.

Thelma loved her family and friends. Despite hardships in her life, she was a survivor. She leaves a legacy of strength in adversity, and joy in difficulties. She was of the Freewill Baptist Faith. Thelma was a caretaker and had much love and concern for her family. She will be forever missed by her friends and family. Thelma will be cremated as per her wishes.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home at Phelps, Ky. The guestbook may be signed at

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