Friday, September 18, 2015

Velia Ann Thompson

Velia Ann Thompson, 71, of Poteau, OK passed away Thursday, September 17, 2015 in Pocola, OK.  Velia was born February 10, 1944 in Cameron, OK to Jimmy & Beulah (Goins) Shepherd.  She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Poteau.  Velia was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Doris Creech.

Survivors include her husband, Junior of the home; sons & daughters in law, Bruce & Rayeleen Thompson, Bill & Sonya Thompson of Poteau, OK; grandchildren, Kacie Dawn and Trevor Joe; sister, Wanda McBee of Tulsa, OK; brothers & wives, Dewey & Teresa Shepherd of Monroe, OK, Don & Marie Shepherd of Pocola, OK, Wendell & Jaylene Shepherd of Howe, OK; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; other relatives loved ones and friends.

Services will be 10 am, Monday, September 21, 2015 at Trinity Baptist Church, Poteau with Rev. LeRoy Billy & Rev. Phil McGehee officiating.  Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau.  Pallbearers will be Jimmy King, Mark Archey, Bob Thompson, Daron "Hoss" Harrison, Jim Daniel and Wendell Shepherd.

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