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Velma M. Murphy Adamson
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1908
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 2007
Jasper County
Iowa, USA

Velma M. (Murphy) Adamson was born on Friday; January 31, 1908 in Murphy; Jasper County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Bower and Edith (Blackwood) Murphy. Velma grew up in Newton and moved to Des Moines in the 1950s. She moved back to Newton in 2000. She was united in marriage to Victor E. Adamson. After graduating from Newton High School in 1926, Velma worked at the Cross and Hamil Law Firm in Newton. She later was a proofreader for the Wallace Farmer Magazine in Des Moines. She served as the secretary for the Typographical Union until the age of 93. She traveled across the country to attend national meetings for the union. Velma enjoyed doing genealogical research on her family. Velma M. (Murphy) Adamson, age 99, of Newton, Iowa and formerly of Des Moines; Polk County, Iowa passed away on Tuesday; November 6, 2007, at the Nelson Manor Nursing Home in Newton, Iowa. Those left to mourn her passing are: Her sister: Wilma R. Rorabaugh of Newton, Iowa. Also many nieces, nephews and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Victor E. Adamson in 1968; three brothers: Lauren, Wayne and Merril Murphy. Also two sisters: Cleora Wood and Ilah Coil.* May they rest in peace. The family will greet friends from: 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday; November 09, 2007 at the funeral home. Funeral services will begin at: 11:00 a.m. on Friday; November 9, 2007 at the funeral home. Interment will immediately follow the funeral service on Friday; November 09, 2007 at the Newton Union Cemetery. Memorials to Hospice of Jasper County may be left at the funeral home. For condolences, please visit the funeral home's website.
WALLACE FAMILY FUNERAL HOME is caring for the family and the arrangements.
1115 E. 19th St. N.
Newton, Iowa 50208-2539
PHONE: (641) 787-9911
TOLL FREE: 1 (877) 787-9911
FAX: (641) 787-9208
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  Victor E. Adamson (1908 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Newton Union Cemetery
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 54, Block 30
Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
Record added: Nov 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22900809
Velma M. <i>Murphy</i> Adamson
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Velma M. <i>Murphy</i> Adamson
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Velma M. <i>Murphy</i> Adamson
Added by: Gerhardt Leffler
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May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Nov. 14, 2007

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