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Thelma May Heishman Laughlin, 86, of Fort Valley died Monday, Jan. 30 at Sentara RMH Medical Center.
She was born Dec. 1, 1930 at Perry, WV, daughter of the late Perry Roosevelt and Lena Miller Heishman.
Surviving are her husband, Jimmie Laughlin of Fort Valley; five daughters, Elizabeth Mauck, Katheryn Jenkins, Patricia Plaugher, Diane Shurkey and Farressa Williams; four sons, Gary Frye, Roger May, Donald Williams, and Kenneth Williams; 28 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Burial was at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jerome.