Name:   Velma Lee (McRoy) Kingree

From:  The Daily Statesman, Dexter, Missouri
Date:  Thursday, April 13, 2006

BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Velma Lee Kingree, 78, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

She was born Sept. 15, 1927, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Harvey and Martha Jennings McRoy. She married Dow Kingree April 5, 1947. He died Feb. 27, 2004.

Survivors include three sons, Larry Kingree of Cape Girardeau, Michael Kingree of Bloomfield, Steven Kingree of Jackson; a daughter, Donna Hutchison of Bloomfield; three brothers, Calvin and Ronnie McRoy of Bloomfield, Donald McRoy of Alton, Ill.; four sisters, Eileen Crowe and Geraldine Harris of Bloomfield, Virginia Hendrix of Chaffee, Mo., Vivian Patterson of Dexter; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brian Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.