AREA OBITUARIES -- VELMA CANADA
Velma Lucille Canada passed away peacefully in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 14, 2023.
Velma Lucille Vandergriff was born December 26, 1932 in Knox County, Tennessee.
Velma Lucille Vandergriff was married on December 11, 1940 to Herman Ray Canada. Lucille was preceded
in death by her husband Herman Ray Canada and her eldest daughter Linda Rhea Graveen.
She is survived by her remaining children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lucille's children are Ray Canada Jr. and wife Mary, Thelma Fisher and Rob Canada and wife Amy. Lucille's grandchildren are Shane Fisher and wife Brittany, Grady Fisher, Jason Canada and husband Joe Caballero, Chris Canada and wife Kandace,
Amanda Allison and husband Davy, Bethany Boyer and husband Jordan and Hunter Canada. Lucille's great-grandchildren are Nash Fisher, Quinn Fisher, Jason Allison, Jacob Allison and Kai Canada.
After the death of her husband along with some medical issues, Lucille became a resident at Parkview
Heights Care Center in Garnett, Kansas, where she was loved and cared for until the end. Her aides and
nurses became part of her extended family and loved her dearly.
Lucille was a loving wife, mother and grandmother (Mama) and had a smile that would light up the room. Her laugh will forever fill the hearts of those that she was around as well as the smells from her kitchen. Lucille was truly loved by all and her presence in this world will be missed.
A memorial of Lucille's life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Mt. Zion Old Cumberland
Presbyterian Church, 7458 State Route 1529, Water Valley, Kentucky 42085. Hornbeak Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge or arrangements.
Lucille's family will greet friends beginning at 1 p.m. at the church. Lucille's burial will be next to her husband in Water Valley, Kentucky and is planned to immediately follow the memorial service.
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