Thelma was born March 5, 1935, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Butler Glenn and Mattie Mullins Glenn. She was a former Certified Nurse’s Aide and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Hillsboro.
She is survived by seven sons, Donald Sparks (Gail Telling) of South Shore; James Sparks and wife Sandy, of South Shore; Glen Sparks, of Galloway, Ohio; Billy Sparks and wife Susan, of Franklin Furnace; Terry Sparks (Colleen Kelly) of Peebles; Gerry Sparks and wife Jaime, of Mt. Orab; Carl Joseph Wolford (Christina Redmond), of Amelia; one daughter, Brenda Lovett and husband Scott, of Hillsboro; one sister, Jean Warnock, of Portsmouth; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a special friend, Connie Holtzapfel, of Franklin Furnace.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Herschell Glenn.
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 PM at the Swick-Bussa-Chamberlin Funeral Home in Wheelersburg. The funeral service will be private with interment at Firebrick Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made to www.swickbussachamberlin.com.