Dean, Thelma Poff

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Thelma Poff Dean, age 86, of Christiansburg, VA entered into eternal peace on Saturday, December 19, 2015. She was born to the late Robert T. Poff and Mamie S. Poff on July 25, 1929 in Vicker, VA. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and sister.

Thelma was a long time member of Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church (Walton Rd.) in Christiansburg, VA.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Walter (Dub) Dean, Jr.; brother Robert Odell Poff; and granddaughter April Simpkins.

Those surviving to honor her memory are her two daughters, Linda Dean White and husband Jim of Milboro, VA., and Martha Dean Young and husband Ronnie of Christiansburg, VA.; three grandchildren, Tommy Adkins (Missy), Matt Adkins (Serena), and Jami Ford (Michael); three great-grandchildren, Ashton Dean Andrews (Shane), Karlie Adkins, and Caden Adkins; sister Betty Poff Handy, brother David Poff and a host of nieces and nephews and a number of relatives and close friends.

The family would like to express appreciation and thanks for all caregivers at Heritage Hall Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center and LewisGale Hospital Montgomery.

The family will receive friends at the Horne Funeral Home on Monday, December 21, 2015, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm followed by a Funeral Service in the Funeral Home Chapel. Internment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.