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Thelma Lee Stevens Dirr, 70, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Baptist Health Corbin.
Born in Whitley County, Thelma was the daughter of the late Ranzey E. Stevens and Ada Elizabeth Paul Stevens. She was also preceded in death by her son Wendell Patterson; brothers Charles Stevens, Harold Stevens, Harvey Stevens, and Ranzey Stevens Jr.; and sister Marie Garland.
Thelma enjoyed fishing and was a nature lover who especially loved animals, birds, and flowers. Thelma was a loving mother and grandmother but her greatest love was for her husband, Terry who loved and cared for her continuously.
She is survived by her husband Terry Dirr; children Melinda Miller (Norman), Denise Martin (Bo), Jennifer Felts (Chuck), and Sherrie Eversole (Dennis); grandchildren Josh, David, Nikki, Justin, Brittany, Jordan, Austin, Kelsi, Dalton, Felicia, Nolan and John; great-grandchildren Jayden, Luna, Cameron and Sophia; brother Richard Stevens (Trudy) of Corbin; and by numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial will be in the Corinth Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon until 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
Published on October 25, 2017
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