Velma Treece

Friday, September 7, 2007

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Velma M. Treece, 91, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Jonesboro Rehab and Healthcare Center.

She was born Sept. 12, 1915, in Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of William and Ada Crowell Bright. She and Curtis L. Treece were married Dec. 22, 1932, in Jonesboro. He died Aug. 15, 1983.

Survivors include three daughters, Helen Frick of Jonesboro, Lillian Sadler of Ware, Ill., Wilma Loveless of Dongola, Ill.; a son, Curtis Treece of Jonesboro; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, two brothers and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Gene Hart officiating. Burial will be in Kelley Cemetery.