Services for Velma L. Fox age 89 of Painesville Township will be 12:00 PM Friday January 3, 2020 at the Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home 667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, Rev. Arlie Spargur will officiate. Family and friends may call from Friday from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Burial will be In Perry Cemetery.
Velma was the daughter of Lloyd and May (Crouse) Shipman born on July 25, 1930 in Brownton, West Virginia and passed away December 27, 2019 at Lake Med Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Painesville.
Velma was a School Bus driver for the Painesville township School System for 19 years, she also worked at the former IRC Fibers (Rayon) for many years.
She was a 70 year member of Lakeside Baptist Church in Painesville. She was a devoted reader of the Bible, enjoyed reading, crocheting, cooking and gardening.
She is survived by children, Betty Shelton of Painesville, Donald (Chris) of Painesville, Dempsey, Jr. (Joyce) of Painesville, Herbert (Becky) of Painesville, Estella (John) Shackelford of Ashtabula, and Reon Fox of Ashtabula; 9 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews; Brothers, Jack Shipman and Cyrus (Ella) Shipman
She is preceded in death by her husband Dempsey G. Fox, Sr. in 2019; daughter Helen Tucker; parents; brother, Donald Shipman; sisters, Ruby McCauley, Pauline Kinnen, and half-brothers, Lloyd and Roger Shipman.
Contributions may be made in Velma’s name to a charity of one's choice.
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