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Service held for Velma Catherine Kindig

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Service held for Velma Catherine Kindig

Services for Velma Catherine (Billy) Kindig, a Tupelo resident, were Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with Pastor Craig Cochran officiating. Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kindig was born April 27, 1938, to Solomon and Mary Jane (Lewis) Billy at Lane, OK and passed away June 9, 2022, at Atoka, OK at the age of 84 years, 1 month and 13 days.

Velma was a certified nurse’s aide and married Richard Earl Kindig on June 18, 1977 at Red Oak, Iowa. They were nine days short of spending 45 wonderful years together.

Velma was a member of the Tupelo Baptist Church and loved attending. She was a member of the Choctaw Senior Center and enjoyed going on the Choctaw Senior trips. She loved gardening, watching flowers grow, cooking and taking pictures. Her favorite times were spent with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Earl Kindig of the home in Tupelo, OK; daughter, Sheila Billy of California; niece, Sharon Postoak of Ada, OK; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and dearly loved friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Solomon and Mary Jane (Lewis) Billy; brother, Jeremiah Billy and sisters, Mel Smith and Helen Canon.

Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.