Velda Farmer
Velda Farmer
  • December 14, 1940 - July 28, 2016
  • Stuarts Draft, Virginia

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Velda Gladys (Campbell) Farmer, 75, of Stuarts Draft passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 at her home.
Born December 14, 1940 in Alleghany County, she was the daughter of the late Ruth Katherine (Wilson) Campbell.
Velda was employed by Hershey Chocolate Factory in Stuarts Draft and retired after 15 years.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Garland "Buzz" Farmer; sister, Bea Wright; sister-in-law, Sybil Powell; brother-in-law, Bobby Armentrout; nephew, Rob Armentrout; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Garland and Margaret Farmer.
Survivors include her loving children, Tim Farmer of Stuarts Draft, Angela (Farmer) Forbes and husband, Tony of Stuarts Draft and Jennifer Farmer-Kinard and husband, Kevin of Central, SC; grandchildren, Katie Christie and husband, Andrew, Alycia Farmer, Tyler Farmer, Amanda Farmer, Karasten Farmer-Kinard and Nathan Farmer-Kinard; siblings, Berlin Campbell and wife, Linda of Georgia, Patricia Armentrout of Franks Mill, VA and Garland Campbell and wife, Carol Jean of Moss Run, VA; sister-in-law, Saundra Persinger and husband, Glenn; brother-in-law, Bobby Powell; a number of nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016 at Alleghany Memorial Park, 7008 Winterberry Ave., Covington, VA with Pastor Lynn Wright officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 1870 Stuarts Draft Highway.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions in Velda's memory to a charity of your choice.
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