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Velma Rie Sloan

October 18, 1904 May 2, 2000
Velma Rie Sloan
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Velma Rie Sloan

Velma Rie Sloan passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2000 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus at the age of 95.

Velma was born October 18, 1904 in Merit, Texas ;to Mack O. and Ida (Story) Thorp. She moved with her family to Vernon, Texas when she was a very small child. She graduated from Chillicothe High School in 1921. Velma married Florence Sloan in December of 1950 and relocated to the Altus community. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Altus and enjoyed church activities and quilting every week at the church. She was employed as a clerk in department stores and last worked at Russell Department Store in Altus. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club.

Velma is survived by one nephew; Keith Thorp of Alexandria, Virginia, two nieces; Norma
Barton of Lewisville, Texas, and Natalie Weber of Seattle, Washington, Great-nephews; Kyle
Barton of Galveston Texas, and Christopher Thorp of Oakton, Virginia, great-neices; Cherie Weber of Seattle, Washington , and Linda Weber of Little Rock, Arkansas, and step-grandson; Phillip Sloan of San Antonio, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Florence Sloan, in 1955.

'Services will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church With Rev Ken Pate officiating. Interment will follow at Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Lowell Tims Funeral Home.

2:00 PM

First United Methodist Church

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