Thelma Gilreath Lively

April 17, 1922 - August 15, 2014
Thelma Gilreath Lively

Thema Gilreath Lively, 92, of East Flat Rock, died Friday, August 15, at her home. A lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Mike and Ada Gilreath and wife of the late Eston Lively who died in 1986. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lively, who died in 1998; a daughter in-law, Charlene Lively; two granddaughters, Jatana Revis and Rena W. Crenshaw; two brothers and five sisters. She was a member of Green River Baptist Church.

Mrs. Lively is survived by two daughters, Kay Wilson and her husband L.C. of Flat Rock and Judy Revis and her husband Steve of Saluda; a son, Marvin Lively of Flat Rock; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great great-grandson and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Monday, August 18, at Shepherd Memorial Park. Rev. Steve Briggs will officiate. The family will receive guests from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Sunday, August 17, at Shuler Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the residence of Mrs. Lively. Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC, 28731.


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  • August 15, 2014
    Sandy Heatherly says:
    Thinking of you all during this most difficult time. May you find comfort in that she is home with her Heavenly Father looking down upon you all smiling with health and happiness.

  • August 16, 2014
    Dianna W Maxwell says:
    Judy and family, You and your family are in my prayer. Much Love to all

  • August 16, 2014
    Jerry McCall says:
    Judy& Marvin Sorry to hear about your Mother. She's in a better place now. Will remember you in my prayers

  • August 16, 2014
    SAM & LINDA W. JUSTUS says:
    Dear Kay,Judy,Marvin & families, We are sad for your loss, but happy that Thelma is not suffering any longer. To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord! May He give you His peace that passes all understanding. God Bless You. Our prayers are with you.

  • August 16, 2014
    Alton Connor says:
    Kay, Judy, Marvin and family ~ My heart goes out to you, but I know you rejoice that at long last your sweet Mom is at long last at Home with the Lord and your other loved ones who have gone before. May His grace sustain each of you in these days ahead. With my love, prayers and deepest sympathy ~ Alton