Velma Louise (Kellerman) Lethco

Velma Louise (Kellerman) Lethco

October 23, 1939 - February 24, 2021

On Feb. 24, 2021, Velma Louise (Kellerman) Lethco was joyously received into heaven by her Lord and Savior. Services were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021, at St. John Lutheran Church in Coryell City. Burial followed at St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

Velma was born on Oct. 23, 1939, in Coryell City, to and Marie Kellerman. She lived most of her life in the Coryell City and Gatesville area. She lived in California from 1963 to 1973. She married A. T. Lethco Sr. on Sept. 19, 1973, in Gatesville. Addison and Velma lived in Ding Dong, south of Killeen for 4 years. In 1977, they moved to Coryell City where they lived the rest of their lives. They were married for 33 happy years. Velma served her community by tirelessly volunteering at her church and The Meadows nursing home.

Survivors of Velma are her two stepsons, Addison Thomas Lethco of Aztec, NM, and Robert Nelson Lethco of Fayetteville, NC; her nieces, Sheri Poe of Hamilton; Patti Llorin of Marina,CA and Ann Westmoreland of Merced, CA; her nephew, Tommy Lee Shea of Hartsville, TN; and numerous great-nieces, nephews and cousins; and many dear friends and neighbors.

Velma was preceded in death by her husband, A. T. in 2007: her parents, Henry and Marie; her sisters, Laverne Shea and Bonnie Fugate; her brother, Wesley Kellerman.

The family wishes to thank all of Velma’s much-loved fellow church members, her many dear friends and neighbors. Every one of you all took loving care of her and were always there for her.

Memorial contributions in Velma’s name can be made to St. John Lutheran Church and Coryell City Volunteer Fire Department.

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