Obituaries: Velma Crain (04/18/12)

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Velma Crain

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Velma Crain
Velma M. Crain, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 16, 2012, at Southeast Hospital.

She was born Aug. 12, 1930, in Holland, Mo., to James and Maggie Patterson DeCourley.

Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Jane Groves of Cape Girardeau, Frankie Marie Kassel of Nashville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Christy Groves of Cape Girardeau, Daniel and Amanda Kassel of Nashville; two brothers, Howard and Lloyd DeCourley of Fisk, Mo.; two sisters, Ollie Rice of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Carrie Simms of Memphis, Tenn.; nieces; nephews; and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Shain Memorial Cemetery in Ash Hill, Mo.

To leave online condolences, please visit www.crainsonline.com.