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 Velma Estella <I>Ramey</I> Hampton

Velma Estella Ramey Hampton

Lamar, Ottawa County, Kansas, USA
Death 29 Oct 2009 (aged 101)
Burial West Salem, Polk County, Oregon, USA
Plot Garden of Communion
Memorial ID 131657952 · View Source
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Velma Estella Hampton
October 12, 1908 - October 29, 2009

SALEM - Our family lost our beloved mother, grandma, great grandma and great great-grandma at the age of 101.

Velma was born in Lamar, Kansas on Oct. 12, 1908, the first child of Fred and Agnes Ramey. The family moved from Kansas to Jefferson, Ore. in 1913. She grew up and attended the Looney Butte grade school and Jefferson High School. She then married Lewis Hampton in Corvallis, Ore. on Oct. 19, 1926 and from this marriage came four girls Dorothy, Juanita, Velda and Wanda.

Velma enjoyed working in her yard and flowers. She also was a good seamstress, she loved to sew, embroider and crochet. She made all of her girls dresses while they were in grade school in Keizer, Ore.

Velma is survived by daughters, Dorothy Cutsforth of Brothers, Ore. and Juanita Stewart of Salem; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 16 great great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death was her husband of 52 years; daughters, Velda Steele and Wanda Kottek. She will be missed by her family and friends.

Viewing will be held from 12 - 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Howell Edwards Funeral Home. A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at Howell-Edwards-Doerksen. Private interment. Memorials may be made to Christian Center of Salem or Avamere Court in Keizer.

Published in StatesmanJournal on Nov. 2, 2009

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Velma Estella Ramey Hampton (12 Oct 1908–29 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131657952, citing Restlawn Memory Gardens, West Salem, Polk County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Patty C (contributor 46926670) .