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 Velma Whorton

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Velma Whorton

  • Birth 20 Jul 1896 Cryer Creek, Navarro County, Texas, USA
  • Death 1 Nov 1984 Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 5628362

Velma was the daughter of Robert Emmett and Ruby Kilpatrick Whorton. She was born in the tiny town of Cryer Creek, the second of their children. She never married but took care of various members of the family through illness and death. When her brother, Robert, was killed in Oct 1938, she was made guardian of his orphaned daughter, Mary Jo, and raised her as her own. She nursed her mother through her last illness. She was always loyal to her family and was a very sweet person. When she died in 1984, she was laid to rest with her parents in Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana Texas.


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  • Created by: Nelda Tarrer
  • Added: 21 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5628362
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Velma Whorton (20 Jul 1896–1 Nov 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5628362, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Nelda Tarrer (contributor 46491560) .