Velma Marie (Scott) Atkins
1918 - 2013
Velma Marie (Scott) Atkins, 94, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, in Wichita Falls.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Dutton Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Neal, Faith Baptist Church of Iowa Park, officiating.
Graveside Services will follow at Highland Cemetery.
Velma was born March 18, 1918 in Teague, to Robert Lee Scott and Eva Leona (Samford) Barge.
She married George Atkins Aug. 14, 1948 in San Antonio, and has lived in Iowa Park since 1962. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Iowa Park where she was very involved in her Sunday school class and anywhere she could find to serve in the church. She was a private duty caregiver. At one time, she worked as a sales clerk at a local variety store.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and all of her siblings.
Velma is survived by her son, George Robert “Bobby” Atkins of Iowa Park; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Iowa Park Volunteer Fire Department, the Iowa Park Police Department, or to the Faith Baptist Church of Iowa Park Building Fund.
Please visit www.duttonfuneralhome.com to share your tributes with the family.