Trinks, Thelma Elliott (2009)

Obituary of Thelma Elliott Trinks ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Thelma Elliott Trinks, 79, of Marion, NC, passed away on Sunday February 8, 2009 at McDowell Hospital. Ms. Trinks was a member of Carson’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She loved reading and working word puzzles. She is preceded in death by her husband Harry E. Trinks.

Surviving are one brother Howell Elliott of Marion and two nieces, Teresa James of Hickory, NC and Holly Webb of Granite Falls, NC. Also surviving are special friends, Gene and Lois O’Dear, Maye Elliott, Shelby Hollifield, Alvin and Hazel Callahan, Kenneth Rabb, Dr. Gary and Donna Grindstaff, Rebecca Morgan, Elizabeth O’Nan and Daisy O’Nan. Ms. Trinks loved all of her friends very much and took special care to keep in touch.

Services were held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday February 10, 2009 Carson’s Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Donald Morrison officiating. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery. Ms. Trinks lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service at the church. Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion is assisting the family. Words of comfort may be shared with the Trinks family at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 11, 2008 Volume 15 # 6