Thelma Jean McCulty, 85, Columbus, Ohio (formerly of Gallia County, Ohio) passed away January 13, 2017 in First Community Village Nursing Facility, Columbus, Ohio.

Born December 19, 1931 in Huntington, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Richard Steven and Laura Estelle (Warfield) Grant. Thelma married Wayne A. McCulty who preceded her in death December 23, 2015.

To this union were born three children: Richard (Jo) McCulty, Columbus, Ohio; Judy (Ted) Bernard, Silver Springs, Florida and Laura (Michael) McCulty Stepp, Silver Spring, Maryland; grandchildren: Dion Taylor, Grant Taylor, Jessey Taylor and Elena Stepp and great-granddaughter, Abby Taylor. Other survivors include sister Barbara (Bill) Simmons, Bidwell, Ohio; brother, Bob Grant, South Carolina; sisters-in-law, Lois Stout, Bidwell, Ohio and Judy McCulty, Gallipolis, Ohio and a host of nieces, nephews and several extended family members.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and an infant sister.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held 2:00 – 3:00 PM Saturday, March 11, 2017 in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton. Graveside services will follow in the Vinton Memorial Park with Rev. Heath Jenkins officiating. The McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, is honored to serve the McCulty Family.

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