Monday Night
67°
Chance Thunderstorms
63%
Tuesday
77°
Thunderstorms Likely
60%
Tuesday Night
62°
Thunderstorms Likely
56%
Wednesday
66°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Wednesday Night
48°
Partly Cloudy
6%
Thursday
66°
Mostly Cloudy
8%
Thursday Night
49°
Partly Cloudy
9%
Friday
71°
Mostly Sunny
10%
Friday Night
49°
Partly Cloudy
13%
Saturday
73°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
24%
Saturday Night
55°
Partly Cloudy
14%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, May 14th, 2018
Velma McCormick
Velma McCormick, 89, Saint Marys, died suddenly at 12:14 P.M. Friday, May 11, 2018, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
She was born February 13, 1929, in Robinson, Illinois, the daughter of Roy and Pearl (Miller) Shook. She married Donald McCormick on February 28, 1948, in Robinson, Illinois; he preceded her in death in 1981.
She is survived by her children: Donnie (Lucreta) McCormick of Saint Marys; Carolyn (George) Gay of Saint Marys; Marilyn (Terry) Slone of Saint Marys; by her five grandchildren: Daniel McCormick; Durand McCormick; John Gay; April Colwell; Michael Slone. She is survived by numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She is survived by two brothers: Raymond Shook of Greenup, Illinois; Howard Shook of Plainview, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; by a daughter, Sally Jane McCormick; by a granddaughter, Dawn Marie; by one sister and five brothers.
Velma attended school in Robinson, Illinois. She retired from the former Saint Marys Cotton Mill, and was also a homemaker. She enjoyed flower gardening, sewing, taking care of her dogs, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral rites will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, Pastor Bob Sweeney, officiant. Private family burial rites will be held at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon until the time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to Velma's family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.
Additional obituary on this date
Matilda E. Elking, age 95, of Chickasaw, died on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]