West Virginia Pioneers

Thelma Boggess

Female 1928 - 2011  (82 years)


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  • Name Thelma Boggess 
    Born 18 Dec 1928  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Nov 2011  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Thelma Boggess
      BIRTH 18 Dec 1928
      Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      DEATH 22 Nov 2011
      Dunbar, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
      BURIAL
      Story Boggess Cemetery
      Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 80905279

      Thelma Boggess, 82, of Dunbar, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2011, at Dunbar Care and Rehabilitation.

      Thelma was one of the original residents of the Dunbar Towers. She was a retired receptionist for the late Dr. James Slaughter and was a member of the Dunbar Mountain Mission. She loved music and was a member of the Dunbar Senior Choir. Thelma was a native of Goldtown.

      Thelma was the last surviving member of her family.

      Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, November 26, at the Dunbar Mountain Mission with the Rev. Mike Harper and the Rev. James Phillips officiating.

      Burial will take place at a later date in the Boggess Cemetery, Goldtown.

      Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.
    Person ID I84177  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2018 

    Father Story Boggess,   b. 29 May 1886, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1940  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Virginia Ann Thomas,   b. 14 Sep 1890, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1976  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1908  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 1/22/1908 at the bride's home
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia
      Story Boggess, 21, Jackson, Jackson
      Virgie Ann Thomas, 17, Jackson, Jackson

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV #36 all WVWVWV
      Boggess, Story 23 m1- 2y
      Vergie A 19 m1- 2y 2-2 children
      Ralph son 2
      Ethel da 9/12

      1920 Ripley, Jackson, WV #53 all WVWVWV
      Boggess, Story 33
      Virgie A 29
      Ralph son 12
      Ethel da 10
      Oval son 8
      Thaddas son 6
      Lakey da 4 4/12
      Therman son 2 1/12
      Homer son 2/12

      1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 199-210 all WVWVWV
      Boggess, Story 44 md age 21
      Virgie 39 md age 18
      Ethel da 20
      Oval son 18
      Thaddus son 17
      Lakie da 14
      Thermon son 12
      Homer son 10
      Herbert son 8
      Leslie son 6
      Denver son 4
      Thelma da 1
      Ralph son 22 md age 22
      Calla dil 20 md age 20

      Death records for Herbert and Leslie show they were "killed by auto accidentally". Homer's shows "auto accident", was he riding in the car?
      This happened only 4 months after son Oval was killed in an auto accident.
    Family ID F21781  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1928 - West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Nov 2011 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Cen.

    2. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.