BLOOMFIELD -- Velma Lee Kingree, 78, died April 11, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born Sept. 15, 1927, at Bloomfield, daughter of the late Harvey and Martha Jennings McRoy, she was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield.
On April 5, 1947, she married Dow Kingree who preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 2004.
Two brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: three sons, Larry Kingree of Cape Girardeau, Michael Kingree of Bloomfield and Steven Kingree of Jackson; one daughter, Donna Hutchison of Bloomfield; three brothers, Calvin McRoy and Ronnie McRoy of Bloomfield and Donald McRoy of Alton, Ill.; four sisters, Eileen Crowe and Geraldine Harris of Bloomfield, Virginia Hendrix of Chaffee and Vivian Patterson of Dexter; and 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Brian Anderson will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.