Velma Jean Croft
Velma Jean Croft, age 69, of the Mt. Vernon Community, Madisonville, passed away 2 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at home. She was born May 20, 1944. She attended New Bethel Church of God. She was a very generous person. Preceded in death by mother, Ruby Mae Harris Croft; brother, Wilford Wade Croft; niece, Crystal Croft. Survivors include father, James J. Croft; sisters, Anna Louise Smith, Linda Sue Shaffer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Marion and Lennie Croft, all of Madisonville, Vernon and Vicki Croft, of Vonore; several nephews, one niece; several great-nephews and one great-niece; a host of friends and loved ones. Funeral will be 8 p.m. Tuesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, with Rev. Kent Sellars, Rev. Ollie Lankford officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Haven Hill Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.