Velma Huey

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Velma Huey, 83, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at the Baptist Home in Ozark, Mo.

She was born July 1, 1922, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Alfred Poe and Fannie Bell Jones Varble. She and Emerson Huey were married Nov. 27, 1940, at Chaffee. He died July 6, 1999.

Huey had been a claims adjuster with the Social Security Administration. She moved to Springfield, Mo., in 1999 from Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Springfield.

Survivors include a son, Paul Huey of Brookfield, Mo.; a daughter, Ruth Marshall of Springfield; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.