Alice Joan Kelly Thacker

Alice Joan Kelly Thacker, 77, of 102 Forest Street Ext., Altavista died Friday, October 18, 2019 at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert Lee Thacker, Sr.

She was born June 1, 1942 in Alexandria, a daughter of the late James Hicks and Alice Allan Hicks. She was a homemaker that enjoyed her family especially the grandchildren. Alice loved cooking, gardening and the Redskins.

She is survived by five sons, Robert L. Thacker, II and his wife, Tracy of Fredrick, MD, Timothy J. Thacker and his wife, Irene of Altavista, Steven Thacker and his wife, Lesley of Woodbridge, Kenneth E. Thacker and his wife, Theresa of Altavista and Christopher Kelly Thacker and his wife, Janet of Altavista; one daughter, Tina Thacker Dudley and her husband, Kendall of Rustburg; two sisters, Judy Turner of Houston, TX and Cindy Hicks of Alexandria; seventeen grandchildren, Katrina Swaim, T.J. Thacker, Dustin Thacker, Audrey Rogers, Alyssa Campbell, Ashley Wright, Trey Thacker, Julie Toren, Christian Thacker, Oliva Thacker, Owen Thacker, Kaden Dudley, Michael Thacker, Kenna Thacker, Hunter Dudley, Tyler Dudley and Amber Thacker; and seventeen great grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Shawn Thacker.

A funeral service was conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Hurt Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Dennis Nichols with interment following in Mount Hermon United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m., Monday at Finch & Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista.

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