Virginia Tucker Thrasher, 90, of Morehead City, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

A celebration of her life is at 3 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Funeral Home in Morehead City with the Rev. Mike Barefield and the Rev. Steve Creech officiating.

Born Nov. 27, 1928, in Griffin, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Jarvis Stewart Tucker and Ira Byrd Tucker.

Virginia was a member of Havelock Church of the Nazarene and was a devoted Christian wife, aunt and friend. She was filled with compassion and love for others, including all of God’s creations.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Thrasher; an infant son, Timothy Thrasher; and a sister, Edythe McElwaney.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House, P.O. Box 640, Newport, NC 28570.

Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. Access online obituary and internet condolences through

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