Chumbley, Thelma Funk

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amem_resurrection.jpgThelma (Bea) Funk Chumbley, 88, of 2573 Old Route 100 Road, Draper, Va., died early Sunday morning, September 16, 2007, in the Pulaski Community Hospital.

She was born in Speedwell, Va., on July 28, 1919 and was the daughter of the late Went Funk and Doll Lanter Funk. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George Burton Chumbley; four sisters, Hazel Pack, Helen Spangler, Estelle Jackson and Geneva Quesenberry and by three brothers, Ed Funk, Muncy Funk and Rose Funk.

Mrs. Chumbley was a member of the Draper United Methodist Church, where she was also a member of the United Methodist Women and a member of the church choir. She was a volunteer for the Pulaski Daily Bread and a former cafeteria manager for the Draper Elementary School with 25 years of service.

Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, David and Iris Chumbley of Bluefield, W. Va. and Richard and Faith Chumbley of Draper, Va.; daughter, Diane Doss of Castlewood, Va.; grandsons, Brian Chumbley of Talbott, Tenn., Dr. Kelly Chumbley of Johnson City, Tenn. and Ryan Chumbley of Draper, Va; four great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, John “Champ” and Marie Funk in Bristol, Va. and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m., from the Stevens Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Bryan Wyke and the Rev. Earnest Chinault officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. Visiting will be Tuesday evening from Stevens Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorials be made to the Draper United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 168, Draper, Va., 24324. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.