Thelma Renshaw

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

THEBES, Ill. -- Thelma Aileen Renshaw, 75, of Thebes died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born April 23, 1931, in Gale, Ill., daughter of Alma Adams.

Renshaw graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and Edwardsville with a master's degree in library science. She had been a teacher and librarian more than 30 years. She was a member of American Association of Librarians and member of Latter-Day Saints.

Survivors include a daughter, Stacy Renshaw-Roberts of Anna, Ill.; three sons, David Renshaw of Thebes, Carl Renshaw of Energy, Ill., Ira Renshaw of New Athens, Ill.; a sister, Jessie Waring of Thebes; three brothers, Dewey Adams of Cape Girardeau, Paul Adams of New York, Clifford Adams of Thebes; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Visitation will be from noon to service time Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Robert Kirby officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes.