Thelma R. Slonaker, 84

January 25, 2011

JUNE 7, 1926-JAN. 23, 2011

Thelma “Sally” Rebecca Cunningham Slonaker, 84, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at her home.

Born June 7, 1926, in Falling Waters, she was the daughter of the late Fred L. Cunningham and Myrtle Daisy Wilburn.

She graduated from Martinsburg High School in 1945 and Kings Daughters Nursing School in 1948.

Thelma also was an active member of Independent Bible Church for more than 30 years; a member of the American Red Cross; and the Kings Daughters Humane Association.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Ralph Slonaker; one brother, Fred L. Cunningham; and one sister, Dolly Virginia Cunningham.

She will be sadly missed by a son, Ike Slonaker, and wife, Cheryl Slonaker, of Falling Waters; two grandsons, Robert D. Slonaker and wife, Joni Slonaker, and Dustin E. Slonaker, both of Falling Waters; and two great-grandchildren, Erin Lynne Slonaker and Isaac Rollin Slonaker.

Friends will be received Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Independent Bible Baptist Church, 2306 Hedgesville Road, Martinsburg, with Pastor Mark Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Independent Bible Church Child Evangelism Fellowship or Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

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