Thelma D. Huggins, 89, of Reedsville, WV, absented her body and became present with the Lord on Friday, November 19, 2021, at her home, with her son and daughter by her side.
She was born November 28, 1931, in Kanes Creek, WV. She was the sixth daughter of the late Bruce and Vernie (Stuchell) Moran.
Thelma was a charter member of Mill Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church in Reedsville. She continued her membership serving on the board, taught both children’s and adult Sunday School classes and was a prayer warrior throughout her life. In everything she did, she wanted God to be glorified. In her lifetime,
Thelma sold Avon, was a poll worker, worked for the Assessor’s Office, worked as a bookkeeper at Southern States in Kingwood and Morgantown, as well as Pierce’s Pharmacy in Morgantown. Her past times included reading, especially the Bible, and quilting. Over the years she quilted at least 250 quilts, many of which she gave to members of her family. She had a great capacity for love. Family meant everything to her. She babysitted for many children throughout the years, who she considered her “family” and loved as grandchildren.
Thelma is survived by one son & spouse, Bruce Paul and Judy Huggins; one daughter & spouse, Rebecca “Becky” and Dennis Brill of Wardensville; one brother Lawrence Moran of Arthurdale; her grandchildren Dustin Brill and Jennifer of Mechanicsville, MD, Jeremy Feather and Tara of Morgantown, Derek and Amanda Brill of Wardensville, Jacob Feather and companion Kaitlyn Blackwell of Reedsville; great grandchildren, Bodie Brill, Abigail Brill, Olivia Brill, Ian Brill, Amelia Brill, Alexis Feather, McKenzie Feather; two sisters-in-law, Colleen Moran of Bruceton Mills, the prayer warrior and Victoria “Vicky” Moran of Marysville, CA; Also surviving, are many beloved nieces and nephews, as well as three very special friends, Shirley Clark, Mike Adams and Paula Ridenour.
She was the matriarch of the family, and she took that role seriously. She was the “Keepers of Dates” and other family information. Her wisdom and strength were examples for everyone who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Howard Lee Huggins; her daughter and spouse Deborah and Gary Feather; her brothers, Sylvester “Jack” Moran, Carl David Moran, Joseph Moran, Otis Moran, Bruce ”Pat” Moran, Lester Moran, and a special cousin, who was reared as a brother, Terra “Tang” Moran; her sisters, Olive Heath, Alice Burke, Betty Groves, Madeline Calvert, Lalah Lester Noland.
Friends will be received at Rotruck-Lobb Kingwood Chapel, 295 South Price Street, on Sunday, November 21, 2021, from 5-8 p.m.: on Monday, November 22, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Paster David Kisamore officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Morgantown off the Goshen Road.
Memorial donations may be made in Thelma’s memory to: Mill Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church, PO Box 78, Reedsville, WV 26547.
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Mill Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church
PO Box 78, Reedsville WV 26547