Thelma Rasnake

Female 1918 - 2005  (87 years)

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  • Name Thelma Rasnake 
    Born 10 Feb 1918  Russell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Nov 2005  Russell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Russell Memorial Cemetery, Lebanon, Russell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 

      Bristol Herald Courier on November 26, 2005

      KINGSPORT Thelma "Granny" Minton, age 87, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at her home.

      Mrs. Minton was born on Feb. 11, 1918, in Russell County, Va., to the late Arthur and Ethel Kiser Rasnake. She was of the Baptist faith. Thelma was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother and will be missed by all that knew her. "Granny" loved her family dearly. She also loved to quilt.

      In addition to her parents, Mrs. Minton was preceded in death by husband, Nathan M. Minton; one daughter, Edna Belcher; four stepdaughters, Lucy Hinkle, Lena Harmon, Lassie Ray and Trula Frye; five stepsons, Guy, Arthur, Clarence, Lee and Howard Minton; one sister, Roma Rasnake; and five brothers, Scott, Remire, Tives, Lee and Jim Rasnake.

      She is survived by five daughters, Margie Poteat and husband Charles of Cleveland, Tenn., Rosa Harrison and husband Fred of Bristol Tennessee, Debra Chapman and husband Tony of Kingsport, Lola Dean of Kingsport and Elaine Minton of Kingsport; six sons, Paul Minton and wife Emma of Seaman, Ohio, Curt Minton and wife Murriel of Gate City, Tives Minton and wife Wanda of Huntsville, Ala., Roy Minton and wife Patricia of Nickelsville, Steve Minton and wife Flo of Nickelsville and Joe Minton and wife Wanda of Chattanooga; 34 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Lettie Perry of Bristol Virginia; two brothers, Dewey Rasnake of Dewey, Ariz., and Carson Rasnake and wife Jean of Lebanon.

      The family will receive friends on Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Oak Hill Funeral Home, or any time at the residence, or the home of Steve in Nickelsville. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Elder Eckel Head, Pastor Guy Elem and the Rev. G.W. White officiating. Mrs. Minton's grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Graveside services will be conducted in Russell County Memorial Cemetery in Lebanon immediately following the funeral service.

      For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made, in lieu of flowers, in honor of Mrs. Minton to the Order of the Eastern Star in Nickelsville.
    Person ID I14085  Master File
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2018 

    Father Arthur Rasnake 
    Mother Ethel Kiser 
    Family ID F331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nathan M. Minton,   b. Mar 1898, Castlewood, Russell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1968  (Age ~ 69 years) 
     1. Edna Fern Minton,   b. 16 Nov 1941, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1988, Newark, Licking Co. OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Margie Minton
     3. Rosa Minton
     4. Debra Minton
     5. Lola Minton
     6. Elaine Minton
     7. Paul Minton
     8. Kirk Minton
     9. Tives Minton
     10. Roy Minton
     11. Steve Minton
     12. Joe Minton
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F7763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart