Thelma Pearl Groves

      Thelma Pearl Groves, 86, of Calvin went to
be with the Lord on Friday, April 1, 2016 at her
home.  Born on April 21, 1929 she was a
daughter of the late Willard and Minnie Pearl
Keenan Gray.  She was also preceded in death
by her husband, Ralph Charles Groves and by
one brother, Robert Gray.

      She was a member of the Alderson Baptist
Church, was a homemaker, and was a caring
wife, mother, and grandmother who loved her

      Those left to cherish her memory are her
children, Allan Groves of Calvin, Eddie Groves
and his wife, Barbara of Craigsville, Patsy Rapp
of Calvin; one sister, Hazel Preast of Goldsboro,
NC; eight grandchildren and one great

      Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in the Alderson Baptist
Church in Craigsville with Pastor Eddie Groves
officiating.  Interment will follow in the WV
Memorial Gardens at Calvin under the direction
of the White Funeral Home at Summersville.  

      Friends may call at the church on Tuesday
from 11am till service time.

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