Velma Roofe

Velma Lois Roofe, 95, of Corning passed away on July 8, 2019 at Corning Therapy and Living Center surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Roofe was born March 12, 1924 in Nimmons. She was a homemaker who loved to sew, flowers, gardening and spending time with her family.

On March 15, 1941, she married W. T. Roofe. He preceded her in death on February 21, 2011.

Survivors include her children Virginia (Owen) Little, Mildred (Tommy) Harmon, Linda (Byron) Meridith, Doyle (Kimberly) Roofe, and Debbie (Jerry) Wilder all of Corning; brother Roy Herren of Corning; sisters Flossie Murray of Piggott and Lucille Wentz of Peavley, MO; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by one son Thomas Charles “Bud” Roofe; one grandson Justin Wilder; two great grandsons Zachary and Samuel Williams; parents Wilburn and Nola Herren; two sisters; and five brothers.

Visitation was held Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Gary Halcomb officiating. Burial will be at Corning Cemetery.

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810 N Missouri Ave.
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Corning, Arkansas 72422-0085
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