Thelma Jean Lucas Vass

Thelma Jean Lucas Vass, 90, of Barboursville, WV. passed away Monday, October 10, 2022 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 12:00 P.M. Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Mike Prater officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Thelma was born May 25, 1932 to the late Elba and Lola Lucas. She was a retired secretary from Vinson High School and was a member of the Loudon United Methodist Church in Loudon, TN. and a former member of the Ceredo United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Richard Dyrl “Dick” Vass; four brothers and two sisters. Survivors include her two sons Keith Malcolm Vass (Debbie) and Kevin Joe Vass (Jami); one daughter Teresa Ann Boehle (Rick); two grandchildren Christopher Boehle (Amanda) and Katy Deliou (Pierre) and five great-grandchildren Marshall, Ellie, Owen, Valerie and Alexandre; two sisters Alma Workman (Arg); Opal Holman (Jim); two sister’s-in-law Joan Lucas and Betty Lucas and host of nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their gratitude to all the family and friends throughout the years who have meant so much to both Thelma and Dick. They also would like to express their sincere thanks to the entire staff at Wyngate Assisted Living, especially Brandi and Kim. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington P.O. 464 Huntington, WV. 25709. Online condolences may be expressed at


7 Replies to “Thelma Jean Lucas Vass”

  1. I am so sorry to hear about your mom Thelma was a great wonderful lady! It was a pleasure knowing her. She will be missed. Prayers for the family at this difficult time.

  2. Ms. Thelma is a treasured friend and will forever be in my heart. We shared many long talks and laughs. Prayers and love for her family.

  3. Keith, Kevin and Terri and families,
    We were so sorry to hear about Thelma’s passing. She and your dad were wonderful neighbors and great friends to our family. Her smile and laughter were infectious and could brighten a room. You all are in our thoughts today and always.
    Delbert and Kim (Wilkes) Oxley

  4. Thelma was truly a very special friend. So thankful that I have lots of precious memories with her and Dick. Rest in peace dear friend.

  5. Thelma’s friendship (over 50 yrs.) meant the world to me. One couldn’t find a better friend or family. Will miss you terribly! Rest In Peace my sweet friend! Until we meet again. ❤️

  6. Our condolences to the family and thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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