Thelma Coates, 91, passed away peacefully on Aug. 1, 2016, surrounded by family.
Mrs. Coates was preceded in death by her husband, Frank L. Coates.
Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Church; a sister, Nellie Bryan; a son-in-law, Frank L. Coates Jr.; three granddaughters; and eight great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6309 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk, Va.
Friends may offer condolences at www.kellumfuneralhome.com.