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Sunday, July 15, 2012

Velma L. Locke (July 14, 2012)

Velma L. Locke, 77, of Greenville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday evening, July 14, 2012 at her residence.

She was born November 23, 1934 in Arkansas, the daughter of the late Aden Charles and Emma Caroline (Blevins) Baxter. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Locke on February 26, 2011; a daughter, Valerie Locke on December 28, 2009; a son, Darrell Locke; and two sisters, Goldie Hutchinson and Bearl "Betty" Stanley.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Bob) Brandon of Greenville, and Joy Burke of Indiana; grandchildren, Jessica Locke, Jacqueline, Whitney, Branson, Ricci, Jimini, Rielea, Alex Locke, Chelsea Gallatin, and Amy Marshall Lopez; great grandchildren, Kaysy and Layla Mangen , Veronica, Jacob, Marisol, Emily, and Efrain Lopez; sisters, Carolyn Thompson and Shirley Oliver, both of Morehead, KY; and two special nieces, Pat Hocker of Greenville, and Jaimie Wicker of Morehead, KY.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 19 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. till 11 a.m.

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