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Velma Lee Smith McDougald, passed in her home on March 2, 2018 at the age of 79. She was born in Kemp, Dec. 25, 1938 to Clifton Smith and Annie Henson. Velma married Felix Eugene McDougald Sr. on Nov. 8, 1957. Velma and Gene had three sons, Felix Eugene Jr., Christopher Lang and Michael Andrew. Velma is retired after 32 years of teaching in Corsicana ISD, Kemp and Mesquite. She was passionate about teaching young children both at church and school. She loved her family. She enjoyed working with her flowers in her yard and garden.
She is survived by her husband Eugene Sr., two sons, Eugene (Gene) Jr. and wife Michelle McDougald of Olathe, Kansas; Andy and Keitha McDougald of Blooming Grove; grandchildren, Mallare and Austin St. Aubin of Edmond, Oklahoma, Megan McDougald of McKinney, Cade McDougald of McKinney, Corey McDougald of Blooming Grove, Emory McDougald of Stephenville; great granddaughter, Ainsley St. Aubin; siblings, Anna Bolton, Clifton Smith Jr., Carolyn Bynum and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Lang McDougald; parents; siblings, TB Mills, William Smith, Dillard Smith, Eva Nell Harris, Mildred Reed and Sammie Maxwell.
Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2018 at Westhill Church of Christ. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018 at Kemp Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Corey McDougald, Emory McDougald, Cade McDougald, Shaun Maxwell, Scott Bynum, Kyle Bolton. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Harris, Gary Harris, David Smith, Terry Reed, Dicky Reed, Vick Smith, Ricky Smith, Bill Shehee, Barney Shehee, George Slover, James Slover.
Online guest book available www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.
Published on March 2, 2018
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