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Arbutus May (Deihl) Thacker

February 27, 1926 ~ December 8, 2021 (age 95)


Arbutus May (Deihl) Thacker, 95, of Scottsville, died on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

She was born on February 27, 1926 in Reedville, a daughter of the late John and Annie (Wheatley) Deihl.       

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 54 years, Arthur Raymon Thacker;  brothers, John, Einon, Emory, Robert, Allen, Kenneth, and Woodrow Deihl; and sisters, Gladys Jett, Myrtle Deihl, Annie Evans, and Gertrude Lawrence.              

Arbutus lived many years in Reedville, Richmond and Scottsville and worked as a hairdresser.  She was a devoted housewife and mother. 

Survivors include her son, Matthew Lewis Thacker (Donna), of Scottsville; a very special niece, Diane McVicker (John); great-nephew, Michael Kinsey, all of Alexandria; and a nephew, Woodrow Deihl, Jr. of MS.

 A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December, 12, 2021 at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home by the Rev. Laura Stratton.  Burial will be private.

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Funeral Service
December 12, 2021

3:00 PM
Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home
650 Valley Street
Scottsville, VA 24590

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