Velma Jean Lynch, 87, English

Velma Jean Lynch, 87, of English, passed away at her home on Monday, March 11, 2019.

Velma was born on August 20, 1931, to Ernest Kellams and Mabel (Hammond) Lynch in Paris, Illinois.

Preceding Velma in death are her parents; her husband of 51 years, Victor Lynch; children, Barbara Hubert, Julie Smith, and Kevin Lynch; and siblings, William Kellams, Ester Bates and Rosie Lynch.

She is survived by children Joyce (Stan) Jacob, Larry (Mae) Lynch and Vicky (Matt) Powell; 24 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 1 p.m. (FAST TIME), with visitation starting at 10 a.m. with both funeral and visitation at Bethel Christian Church at Doolittle Mills.  Burial will follow at Doolittle Mills Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements entrusted to Denbo Funeral Home in English.

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