Thelma Ann Arrington Pomeroy, 80, of Amherst, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born in Amherst County on February 13, 1939, Mrs. Pomeroy was the daughter of the late John Lucas and Christine Lawhorne Arrington. She was retired from employment in Maintenance with Amherst County and was a member of Wesleyan United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Milford Pomeroy; and son, Carl Pomeroy. She is survived by her son, Ricky Pomeroy (Janet) of Madison Heights; daughter, Christine Terreo (Bob) of Conroe, Tex.; sisters, Rovina Campbell, Alice Martin and Madeline DeChant (Harold), all of Amherst; grandchildren, Crystal Chittum; (Charles), April Pomeroy and Azia Gilmore; six great-grandchildren and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. It was her wish that no public services be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202. Driskill Funeral Chapel of Amherst is serving the family. www.DriskillFuneral.com.
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