Velma L. Stafford

Sept. 29, 1935 – July 5, 2018

 

Velma L. Stafford

Sept. 29, 1935 – July 5, 2018

 

Velma L. Stafford, 82, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018. She was born on Sept. 29, 1935, to Sidney and Jewel (Patterson) McFadden in Vian.

Velma was an avid Wichita State University Basketball fan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother-in-law, Lee Dvorak.

Velma is survived by her husband of 61 years, Bill; children, Doris M. Sesock and Terry and Sarah Stafford; grandchildren, Kevin and Jennifer Sesock, Thomas and Deree Stafford, Laura and Kirk Whitehead, Leah Stafford and Shara and Jacob French; siblings, Charles “Wendell” and Marilyn) McFadden and Barbara Devorak and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation was 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby Kan.

Graveside service was 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Douglass Cemetery, in Douglass, Kan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westside Free Will Baptist Church, Youth Program, 3310 W. MacArthur Rd., Wichita, KS 67217. www.SmithFamilyMortuaries.com.

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