Thelma Diane Burnside |

Thelma Diane Burnside

May 12, 1926 ~ May 25, 2017

Thelma Burnside, age 91, passed away peacefully in her home in Woodfords, CA on May 25, 2017.

Thelma was born in Idaho Falls, ID to George (Dick) Earl Shurtliff Sr. and Edna Edith Surtliff on May 12, 1926.

On May 12, 1946, Thelma married Eugene Robert Burnside Sr. in Reno, NV.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, Dick and Edna Shurtliff; her husband, Eugene Sr.; her sons, Eugene Burnside Jr. and Richard George Burnside; her sisters, Virginia McKinney and Bernice Clark; and her brothers, George Shurtliff Jr. and Johnny Shurtliff.

Thelma is survived by her sister, Ruth Richardson; and Thelma’s children, Edie Veatch (Skip), Jimmy Burnside (Anna), Nancy Ashe (Dennis), Patricia Moffatt (Darrell); and Diannea Hickey (Scott). Thelma leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 12th at 1pm at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV. Everyone is asked to please wear red (her favorite color).

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the church or non-profit of your choice.