Thelma Thompson Hornsby ,age 76. of Cool Ridge, WV passed away on
Thursday, July 8, 2021.
Born on March 23, 1945 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the
late Maude Adkins Thompson and Frank Thompson.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving
husband Gerald “Tommy” Hornsby, a grandson Cameron Sturgill, two brothers, Eldon
Thompson and Carl Thompson, four sisters, Gladys Cox, Oriene Sylvester, Ader
Frye and Pearl Pauley, as well as a son-in-law Alan Thompson.
Those left to cherish her memory include her four children, Son
Gerald “Jerry” Hornsby and wife Betty, daughter Cheryl Hornsby-Thompson, son
Frank “Eddie” Hornsby, and daughter Vera Hornsby and companion Stewart
Messinger. Four grandchildren, Amanda Hornsby-Fink and her husband Todd,
Thomas “Chad” Thompson and his wife Lakeisha Thompson, Corey Thompson and his
wife Fallyn Thompson, and Garrett Thompson.
Six great grandchildren, Brenna and Bayleigh Fink, Braylen,
Bristol, and Shiloh Thompson, and a step great granddaughter, Jymeirah Wall.
She also is survived by a special nephew, Roger Messenger and his wife Sheila;
sister-in-law Janice Thompson; her little dog Nicki, and a host of nieces and
Mrs. Hornsby was a homemaker, and enjoyed spending time with her
family and her little dog Nicki.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry
Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 3 PM with Mr.
Warren Shrewsberry officiating. Burial will follow at the Hannah Lilly
Cemetery at Odd, WV. Friends may visit with the family from 1 PM until service
time on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Frank “Eddie”
Hornsby, Chad Thompson, Corey Thompson, Garrett Thompson, Todd Fink, and Hank
Messinger. Honorary Pallbearers will be Roger Messenger and Eldon Messinger.
Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy
may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729
Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.