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Velma Louise Hamock
Original name: Velma Gaines
Birth: May 25, 1910
Birmingham
Marshall County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 2000
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA

Businesswoman. The widow of A.Z. Hamock, she took over Hamock's Funeral Home when her husband died and gained custody of "Speedy" Atkins' mummy. She was inducted into the Paducah Hall of Fame, considered one of the Outstanding Black Women of Paducah, Duchess of Paducah, and Kentucky's first black female Kentucky Colonel. She was featured along with Speedy Atkins on "That's Incredible" and "Ripley's Believe It Or Not". Her name is also listed in the Oxford Who's Who of Extraordinary Professionals. (bio by: Tim Crutchfield) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Albert Zertha Hamock (1891 - 1949)*
 
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Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Addition New, Section 4, Lot 12
GPS (lat/lon): 37.08867, -88.62172
 
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Record added: Jul 29, 2001
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Velma Louise Hamock
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