ATHERTON, THELMA A., 87, of Louisville passed away Monday July 12, 2010 at the Hosparus Unit of Norton Hospital. She was the former Thelma Rohleder, a volunteer at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth, and a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Diane Jones, Patricia Sermon (Wayne), Ruby Alvey (Sam), Mary Bailey (Steve), Jerry Knight (Jerry) and Wanda Straughn (Bush); a son, Ronald Joseph Wheatley; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Mass of celebration for Thelma will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Most Blessed Sacrament, 3509 Taylor Blvd. with entombment to follow in Evergreen Mausoleum. Visitation will be at the Southern Home of Arch L. Heady & Son, 3601 Taylor Blvd. from 2-8 pm Thursday.
Memorial gifts may be made to Hosparus of Louisville.
Online memorial " www.archlheadysouthernfh.com.