Thelma Street

March 8, 1938 ~ October 22, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Thelma Street Obituary

Ms. Thelma Street, age 85 of Cameron, NC entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at her residence.

Thelma Street was born on March 8, 1938, to the late Rolie Thomas Street and Nettie Gillis Street in Harnett County, North Carolina. She transitioned from this earthly home on Sunday, October 22, 2023.

Thelma attended school in Harnett County and graduated from Johnsonville High School in 1958. She joined Williams Chapel United Presbyterian Church at a young age and was an active member until she moved to New York and later to New Jersey in 1959.

While living in New Jersey she worked at a retail and clothing distribution company. She returned to North Carolina in 1977 where she built her home and resumed attending Williams Chapel and later joined Restoration Through Christ Ministries. She was employed with Moen Corporation from 1977 until she retired in 1996.

Thelma was a soft-spoken woman and although she had no biological children, she was a mother figure and caregiver to her nieces and nephews, and in 1988 she became a licensed foster parent and took into her home many children from 1988 until 2000. She was a caregiver to many children in the community and was loved and appreciated by them and their parents.

Thelma loved to cook for her family and friends and was told several times she needed to open a restaurant. She enjoyed cooking big Sunday dinners. She was the third child born of eight children and was a twin to her brother Elmer.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Rollie and Nettie Street; twin brother, Elmer; two sisters, Kathy and Janice Street; and oldest brother, Jasper Street.

She leaves to cherish her memories, two sisters, Effie Street and Jeannie McAuley (James) both of Cameron, NC; one brother, Cornelius Street (Brenda) of Clarksville, TN; two aunts, Sallie Hailey and Fannie Headen. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Flower Delivery
October 28, 2023

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Sanford, NC 27330

Public Walk Thru Viewing in the Funeral Home Chapel ( Everyone MUST wear a Mask)
October 28, 2023

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
October 29, 2023

2:00 PM
Restoration Through Christ Ministries
4282 Ponderosa Rd.
Sanford, NC 27332

October 29, 2023

Johnsonville Community Cemetery
Hwy #27
Cameron, NC 28326


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