PRINCETON — Velma Marie White, 86, of Princeton, Indiana passed away Saturday, August 11th at River Oaks Health Campus.

Velma was born to Harrison and Oma (Loveless) White of Pike County March 15, 1932. She married Earl R. White October 17, 1948.

Velma was a homemaker. She loved to bake, sew and do embroidery. She lived in the Wheeling Community most of her life and moved to Princeton in 2013.

Velma is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beverley and Steve Kimmel of Francisco; granddaughter Lori (Brian) Melton of Francisco; granddaughter Helaina White of Evansville; great-granddaughter LeeAnn Melton of Francisco; sister Thelma Whitehouse of Ashland, Virginia; special niece JoAnn Wirey of Haubstadt and many other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son Brian E. White in January 2018; sisters Gussie Amos, Olive Wirey, and Mary K. Coan; and brothers Roscoe, Burl, Kenneth, Clarence and Harold White.

Funeral services will be at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg, on August 14, 2018 at 2:00pm EST/1:00pm CST. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. eastern and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. central time. Burial will be at Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg.

Harris Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of arrangements.

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