Ms. Patricia Ann Thurman, age 58, entered into rest on Friday, April 24, 2020 at her home. A private family graveside will be held at Ruby Cemetery by Pastor Ronald Thurman. Friends may come by and sign the register between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Monday, April 27, 2020 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Ms. Thurman was born September 29, 1961 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Charles Hardy and Azalee Rivers Thurman. She was a 1979 graduate of Chesterfield High School and received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Florence - Darlington Technical College. Patricia worked as an R.N. her entire nursing career, working in both hospitals and home health. Ms. Thurman was a member of Ruby Baptist Church. An avid lover of all animals, she especially loved her horses. Patricia was also an accomplished writer, publishing numerous books.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Thurman was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Kenneth Thomas Thurman, Sr., and Gerald Wayne Thurman.
Survivors include her brothers, James Charles “J.C.” (Linda) Thurman, and Luke Thurman both of Ruby, SC, and Buster (Teena) Thurman of Simpsonville, SC; sister, Mary “Charlie” (David) Deese of Ruby, SC; sister-in-law, Brenda Thurman of Ruby, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Ruby Baptist Church, P.O. Box 5, Ruby, SC 29741, or Chesterfield Animal Shelter, 436 Goodale Road, Chesterfield, SC 29709, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Thurman family.