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Thelma (Poling) Sisler

August 31, 1932 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 87)

Thelma Sisler, 87, of Friendsville, MD, died Monday, September 9, 2019, at Elkins Rehabilitation Center, Elkins, WV.

Born August 31, 1932, in Rowlesburg, WV, she was the daughter of the late Henry Sanford and Clara (Hixenbaugh) Poling. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Chauncey Carl Sisler, May 21, 1998; two sons, Russell and Roger Sisler; one daughter, Kathy Calhoun; one grandson, Jonathon Berry; one granddaughter, Betty Jo Berry; and three brothers, Howard, Claude and Bud Poling.

Mrs. Sisler was a homemaker and a member of the Laurel Run Church of God.

She is survived by six sons, Donald (Joyce) Calhoun, Oakland, MD; Lucky Calhoun, Friendsville; Allen (Melissa) Sisler, Bartow, WV; Timothy (Stephana) Sisler, Brian (Glenda) Sisler and Nathan (Amber) Sisler, all of Friendsville; two daughters, Joyce (John) Hutton, Kingwood, WV; Kathleen Berry, Shepherdstown, WV; 25 grandchildren, 30+ great-grandchildren and 13+ great-great grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 943 Second Ave., Friendsville, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Friday, September 13, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Craig Bolyard officiating. Interment will be in the Blooming Rose Cemetery.

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