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Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home
Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2020, at the funeral home
Interment: Elmwood Cemetery, Flora
Velda Louise Lambrich (Persinger), age 74, of Flora, Illinois, passed into the presence of Jesus on Thursday morning, January 2, 2020, at her home.
She was born May 18, 1945, in Clay County, the daughter of Carol E. and Martha A. (Hammack) Young. She was united in marriage to the late Donald E. Persinger on October 2, 1969, in St, Joseph, MO.
Velda had worked at Sparton Manufacturing and Belltronics in the past. She was a faithful follower of Christ and had attended church regularly. She enjoyed singing and playing guitar at Opries with friends. Velda was very active and was always there to help others when they called. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were a very important part of her life and she cherished her time spent with them.
She is survived by 2 daughters: Rhonda (Jim) Lewis of Rinard and Connie (Tom) Greenwood of Flora; 1 son: Donnie (Shannon) Persinger of Flora; 12 grandchildren: Preston, Cody, Becca, Heather, Heidi, J.T., Topper, Logan, Travis, Dwight, Dylan, and Kyra; 14 great-grandchildren: Connor, McKenzie, Bella, Zoey, Drew, Alexis, Madison, Paisley, Briar, Lynnlee, Evie, Marie, Edward, and Liam; siblings: Everett Young, Ida Rado, Linda Pruitt, Charolette Pride, Pearl Leak, Danny Young; and many extended family members and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son: Ronald; a daughter-in-law: Lori Persinger; and siblings: Florene Sharp, Luella Justice, Bill Young, Scott Young, and Kimberly Scroggins.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora, with Loren Holloway officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Cancer Crusaders and will be accepted through the funeral home.
She was a very sweet and beautiful sister in law every time she seen me she would give me a hug and always words of encouragement we sure will miss her praying for comfort for the family in this time of sorrow may God comfort you all
Velda was the sweetest Aunt you could ask for Very Encouraging to all of us She will be missed by all Love You Aunt Velda till we meet again
I was shocked to hear of Velda passing,,, My prayers are with all the family. May you RIP Velda.
Sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers go out to the family. God comfort you in your time of sorrow.
The world lost a wonderful woman and I’m going to miss you so much! Love you always. Denae
Sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for you and your family.
I am so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet aunt. She will be missed by many. Let's take comfort knowing that she is rejoicing right now singing and dancing in Heaven.
Connie I am so sorry, no words can ease the pain of losing a mother, she was such a good lady, God bless you and your family.
I was shocked to hear about Velda love to you and Jimmy love you guys
I was shocked to hear Velma has passed on. To her family I send my condolences. Velma was such a sweet lady. I used to have coffee with her occasionally. I always enjoyed talking to her. She will be missed by all that knew her. RIP, Velma
This world lost a true lady today. She never met a stranger,Our love and prayers go to all of her family.We all love you Velda you are in our hearts,miss you.
I am so sorry to hear about Velda passing. Prayers for all the family.
Thoughts and prayers to you all. Such a great lady. God gained an Angel
I have known Velda for many years and she always had a smile her face. She was a sweet lady and now she sings with the angels in Heaven. My prayers go up for all her family that God will bring you all peace and comfort at this difficult time.
My cousin's I'm so sorry for your loss. Velda will definitely be missed. My heart is breaking. Prayers for all.
May God's comfort and peace be with you! We are praying for you all!!!
So Sorry for ur Loss. The last time I seen Velda was in IGA and we talk about the Lord and Church and how everything was Getting Close to Jesus Return! Velda was a Sweet Woman who Loved God with All her Heart, and she will be Missed by Many. I Know ur in Heaven having a Time of ur Life, and I will see u Again! My Prayers to the Family.
Prayers are with her family at this trying time.
My heart felt prayers to all the family. May you memories of love and good times comfort you.
Such a Beautiful Lady. My thoughts and prayers are with the family
Heidi my thoughts and prayers are with you all big hugs she was an amazing lady
To all who knew & Loved Velda-- So sorry for our loss. We know she's singing with the angels
So sorry for your loss Rhonda and Jimmy.
Connie, and family... So sorry for your loss! Your mom was a beautiful beautiful soul. Just as u are. My heart is with u and your family. 🌹
Velda was such a pleasure to be around. She had a heart of Gold. I am truly gonna miss her. Fly high sweet lady I'll see you again in Heaven.
prayers for all the family velda was a very sweet lady
VELDA AND I STARTED OUR LIVES TOGETHER AT AN VERY EARLY AGE WE WENT TO SCHOOL TOGETHER WHEN WE WERE ABOUT 10 OR 12 AND THEN KEPT IN TOUCH ALL THE YEARS WENT TO CHURCH TOGETHER OH COULD SHE SING ESP. FOR THE LORD I HADNT SEEN HER MUCH LATELY BUT WE ALWAYS PICKED RIGHT UP WHERE WE LEFT OFF THE LAST TIME WE TALKED I SURE WILL MISS HER LOVED HER VERY MUCH PRAYERS FOR ALL THE FAMILY
Thinking of you
Velda was one of the sweetest ladies I have had the pleasure of knowing. She will be missed by all those who were touched by her kindness and loving nature.
May God bless you and we will keep you in our prayers.The angles have a new member in their choir