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Thelma Jean Mooneyham

POSTED: April 17, 2017 5:35 p.m.






Thelma Jean Mooneyham age 77 of Murfreesboro and a native of DeKalb County, passed away Monday afternoon April 10, 2017at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. 


She was born April 13, 1939 to her parents, the late Lemuel Cecil and Lela Pearl Dutton Hale. 


Thelma was a homemaker and member of The Living Word Tabernacle Church. 


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Arvil Mooneyham; Children: Dwight Mooneyham, Vickie Marsh, Joseph Mooneyham, Billy Paul Mooneyham; Sister: Lillian Neal; Brothers: Cecil Robert Hale, Alvie Hale, Bratten Hale, Hubert Hale, Garland Hale, Truitt Hale, Landon Hale. 


Funeral Services were held Thursday April 13, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel.  Bro. Darren Kinzer officiated with burial following in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. 


Survivors include: 3 children Michael (Debra) Mooneyham of Woodbury, Veronica Mooneyham, Christopher Mooneyham both of Murfreesboro; Grandchildren: Shana (Will) Key, Stephanie (Curtis) Bone, Erica Mooneyham, Tiffany (James) Holder, Andrew Marsh, Paula Ross, Kayla Mooneyham, Katie Mooneyham, Bryan Mooneyham, Carrie Mooneyham, Megan Mooneyham, Tony Taylor, Chris Taylor; Sister: Elsie Miller of Smithville; Sisters-in-law: Nell Hale, Macon Hale both of Smithville, 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. 




Pallbearers Justin Bone, Bruce Neal, Carl Byford, Jr., Danny Hale, Tony Taylor, and Chris Taylor.






DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville, TN was in charge of the arrangements.


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