Lucy Martha Thurston, 87, of Saluda, formerly of Farnham, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019. She was a member of Farnham Baptist Church, a retired Seamstress of Levi Strauss, she helped patients with physical therapy at Riverside Tappahannock Hospital and enjoyed babysitting.
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Lucy is survived by her daughter, Peggy “Toodie” Reynolds of Saluda; brothers, Thomas and Harrison Coates both of Farnham; sisters, Violet Mozingo, Thelma O’Bier, Annie Gray Douglas and Alice Swann; five grandchildren, Wendy Newsome, Jennifer Martin, Casey Reynolds, Beth Major and Heather Gulasky; ten great grandchildren, Abby, Scott, Landon, Lexie, Hailey, Hunter, Karli, Gracie, Carter and Lilly; one great-great grandchild, Henley Hudson and canine companion, Daisy Mae.
She is preceded in death by her husband, James Newton Thurston; parents, Thomas & Annie Lee Coates and daughter, Annie “Sweets” Gulasky.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 2 pm at Farnham Baptist Church with interment following in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1 pm before the funeral services at the church.