She was born on Feb. 19, 1949 in Rochester, the daughter of Lowell D. and Betty (Sherrard) Thousand. On Feb. 4, 1984 in Rochester, she married Dale E. Pugh and he survives.
Mrs. Pugh had been a hairdresser operating Hair We Are. She had also worked for Wyles Department Store and Spurgeons. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, solving Sudoku puzzles, following Notre Dame sports and her dogs.
Survivors include her husband: Dale E. Pugh, Rochester, sons: Drew Foreman, Macy; Derrick Foreman, Rochester; step-children: Kelli (Seth) R. Nevins, New Whiteland; Kevin (Jill) D. Pugh, Rochester; Shannon Pugh, Rochester; Travis (Becky) Pugh, Argos; grandchildren: Gage Foreman and Hannah Foreman, Macy; Candace Foreman; Kelsey Foreman; Kyra Foreman, Rochester; Alyssa Rennaker; Brittney Castro; Jacob Nevins; Mackenzie Nevins, New Whiteland; Eli Pugh and Ean Pugh, Rochester; Alston Pugh, Clarksville,Tenn.; Taylor Pugh, Rochester; Tori Pugh; McKenna Pugh; Kole Pugh; Sydney Pugh; Jayce Pugh; Kendra Pugh, Argos; three great grandchildren: Conner Nevins; Emery Rennaker; Daxton Rennaker, New Whiteland. Mother: Betty Thousand, Rochester; brother: Lowell “Jay” (Linda) Thousand, Rochester; sisters: Maryanna “Ann” Thousand, Rochester; Nancy (John) Pratt, Rochester; several nieces, nephews, cousins and her black lab “Bubba”. She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Private internment will take place at Corinth Brethren Cemetery, Twelve Mile. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center or the Fulton County Public Library. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com