Obituary for Thelma S. Braithwaite

Thelma Lorraine Smallwood Braithwaite, 84, of Berryville, Virginia, died Monday, March 8, 2010 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Braithwaite was born January 18, 1926 in Clarke County, Virginia, the daughter of Earl Ray and Mary Magdaline Shepherd Smallwood.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 9760.

She married Robert Warner Braithwaite on June 15, 1944. Mr. Braithwaite died on April 16, 1965.

Surviving are 2 daughters, Donna Rudolph of Berryville, VA and Cathy White of Winchester, VA; f2 sons, Gary Braithwaite of Berryville, VA and Dennis Braithwaite of Stephens City, VA; 4 sisters, Elva Lambert and Joan Broy, both of Berryville, VA and Linda Lambert and Brenda Hulver, Both of Winchester, VA; 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.

Sisters, Hazel Locke and Freda McDonald and Brothers, Buddy Smallwood and Donald Ray Smallwood preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held at 2:0 P. M. Friday, March 12, 2010 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville with Rev. William K. Dawson officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville.

Pallbeares will be Dickie McDonald, Lynn McDonald, Darren Lambert, Kevin Lambert, Doug Broy, and Robert Tomblin. Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Ballenger, Ricky (Allen) Braithwaite, Charles Richard Braithwaite, Larry Braithwaite, Kenny Willingham, Charlie Monroe, and Steve Baker.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 9:00 P. M. Thursday evening at the funeral home.

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