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Thelma L. Geary

Thelma L. Geary Thelma L. Geary

Thelma L. Geary, 85, passed away peacefully in her home, on April 2, 2021 (Good Friday), surrounded by her loved ones and her faithful dog, Charlie.

She will forever be remembered as a devoted wife, a loving mother and grandmother (Mom-Maw T) and dear friend to all who met her.

Thelma was a woman of faith who loved God, loved her family and cherished her constant companion, Charlie.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Onell Higgs; her second husband, James Geary; parents, Frank Crisman and Martha Logsdon; sister, Constance (Joy) Smith; brother, Patrick Crisman; daughter, Venita Schmidt; sons, Michael and James W. Geary; and great-granddaughter, Eliana Hoffman.

Thelma is survived by her children, Jody Vannatta (Robert), Susan Baker (Benny), Margaret Knox (Randy), Sheila Mitchell (Dwayne), Ruby Geary and Linda Showalter (Shaun); 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 7, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville.

Her funeral will be held in the chapel of the funeral home at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.

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