Thelma May Thorne, 73, of Grafton, passed on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at her residence with family by her side.
She was born on February 17, 1944 in Columbus, OH, daughter of the late Joseph Franklin and Thelma Ritter Kensinger.
Thelma was a CNA for many years and retired from Wishing Well Manor, Fairmont. She liked to be on the computer, do latch hook, play cards, spending time with family and was an avid wrestling and Ohio State fan. She is survived by four children, Deborah Griffith and Harry, Flemington, Richard Hutchinson and Dee, Clarksburg, Rebecca Thorne and Curtis, Clarksburg, Joseph Thorne and Tabitha, Shinnston; fourteen grandchildren; grandson and caregiver, Curtis Hutchinson and husband Carl Bartlett; thirteen great grandchildren; one sister, Geneva, Fl; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Hutchinson in 1981 and second husband, Buren Curtis Thorne in 1991; one grandson, Eric Hutchinson; one sister, Ruth Green.
Family and friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 3-8 PM and on Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 9AM until time of service at 11:00am, with Pastor David Harris and Carl Bartlett officiating. Interment will follow at Bear Branch Cemetery.
The family would like to thank WV Caring (Hospice) for all the help and support.
Online condolences can be sent to the Thorne family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com. Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Thorne family