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Velma Geraldine Furlow

June 11, 1932 July 1, 2015
Velma Geraldine Furlow
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Velma Geraldine Furlow, age 83, of Golconda, IL passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at her residence in Golconda, IL.
She was born on June 11, 1932 to the late John T. and Christy E. (Chamberlain) Schnake in Pope County, IL.
She was a member of the Social Brethren Church and throughout the years worked at Walker’s Grocery, Dari Barr and V.L. Davis Pharmacy all located in Golconda, IL.
Velma is survived by her son, James Swinford; two brothers, Ray Schnake, James Schnake; three grandchildren, Misty Swinford,  Jamie Solomon, Chelsea Swinford; three great grandchildren, Corbin Ramey, Connor Ramey, Spencer Solomon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Dale Furlow; two sisters, Ruby Swinford, Faye Stafford; three brothers, Garland Schnake, Lewis Schnake, Roby Schnake.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Aly Funeral Home in Golconda, IL. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2015 at Aly Funeral Home in Golconda, IL. Rev. Lee Duncan will conduct the service. Burial will follow at I.O.O.F Cemetery in Golconda, IL.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN., 38105.

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