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Velma McVay

April 23, 1924 — July 3, 2017

Velma McVay of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Claude Russell and Annie Lee Saunders Russell was born April 23, 1924 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 11:00 P.M., Sunday in Campbellsville. Age: 93
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Green River Memorial Baptist Church.
She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
Velma was an avid reader, loved playing rook with friends, working puzzles and she loved her flowers.
Velma united in marriage to Russell McVay April 24, 1942. He preceded her in death September 21, 1993.
She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law: John and Helen McVay, Tommy and Margaret McVay and Randy and Mary McVay of Campbellsville; eight grandchildren: Debbie Tungate and husband, Martin, Lisa Cave and husband, Kevin, John W. McVay and wife, Kim, Amy Colvin and husband, Jerry, Stephanie Maggard, and Tommy McVay, Jr., of Campbellsville, Andrea Hartman and husband, Todd of Bowling Green and Allen McVay and wife, Natalie of Hopkinsville; thirteen great- grandchildren: Wade Cave, Lydia Cave who was her special friend and caregiver, Brayden McVay, Brianna McVay, Bailey Colvin, Riley Colvin, Briar McVay, Lexie McVay, Lily Hartman, Emerson McVay, Cobe McVay, Mykenzi McVay and Emily McVay; one great-great granddaughter, Braelyn Ann McVay; one sister, Grace Wilson of Campbellsville and one brother, Les Russell and wife, Mary Ann of Liberty; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by five brothers: Richard Russell, Tom Russell, Wallace Russell, Bob Russell and Fred Louis Russell.


VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Thursday July 6, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. A. Landon Hadley

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

Service Details

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 2:00pm, Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

Interment Details

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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