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10300 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572
Phone: 804-333-3770
Fax: 804-333-0079
Alma Thrift

Alma Kent Thrift

Sunday, February 8th, 1925 - Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Alma Kent Thrift, 94, of Warsaw, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019. She was a retired beautician and was known in the Northern Neck as the “Cake Lady” for baking many delicious and beautiful cakes.

Alma is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Mary Ellen Thrift; daughter and son-in-law Lane and Ray Beasley; four grandchildren, Roy, Bryan, Matt and Evan and 10 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Frances Dungan Kent; husband, Bernard Evans Thrift; three brothers and two sisters.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with interment following at Henderson United Methodist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Welch Funeral Home-Marks Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ebenezer United Methodist Church Hospitality Fund at 144 Ebenezer Church Road, P. O. Box 70, Oldhams, VA 22529.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Welch Funeral Home- Marks Chapel
    10300 Richmond Road
    WARSAW, VA 22572
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 11:00am
    Ebenezer United Methodist Church
    144 Ebenezer Church Road
    OLDHAMS, VA 22529
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  • Interment

    Henderson United Methodist Church
    72 Henderson Drive
    CALLAO, VA 22435
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Susie Hammond

Posted at 07:45pm
Prayers going out to all of you, Alma was a very special lady and I always loved to hear her laugh she was a one of kind. May God bless you all at this difficult time. She was loved by many and will be truly missed.

David & Christina Bloom

Posted at 02:25pm
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Nancy Sanders

Posted at 11:52am
Lane, I was saddened to learn of your mother's passing. I know the wonderful memories you made with her will comfort you. You were a devoted daughter. I'll be remembering you in prayer.
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Scotty & Kim Hillman

Posted at 08:06am
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies . Alma was a wonderful lady!
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