|Death: ||Dec. 9, 2010|
Velma Craft Bland, 84, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Carlisle Bland; and twin daughter, Janice Bland Wilson. Velma is survived by her twin daughter, Janet Bland Blackwell; brothers and sisters, Myrtle Sellers (Garland), Gerald Craft (Jackie), Otho E. Craft Jr. (Margaret), Norman Craft (Nancy), Brenda Smith; grandchildren, Kimberly Fay Griffith, Bryan Lane Griffith; special "daughters," Cathy and Debbie; special niece, Nancy; good friends, Jeanne and Henery; and her beloved dog, So So.
She was a retired registered nurse from MCV; a member of Chamberlayne Baptist Church and a member of Grace Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae, where she was treasurer for many years.
The family received friends Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Avenue, where services were held Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010.
Graveside services were at Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grace Hospital Alumnae Scholarship Fund, in care of Kay Creasy, 4115 Rockhill Road, Mechanicsville, Va. 23111.
Edgar Carlisle Bland (1925 - 2006)*
Washington Memorial Park & Mausoleums
Created by: Shirley Craft
Record added: Dec 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102885037
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