Velma Harrelson Medders

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Funeral service for Velma Harrelson Medders, 96, will be Monday May 2, 2016, at Leatherwood Baptist Church with Bro. Mike Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the church. Mrs. Medders passed away Friday, April 29, 2016, at her home. Survivors include her daughters, Doris Adkinson and Mable Bryant (Gerald); grandchildren, Jason Adkinson (Michelle), Sherry Smith (Steve), Melanie Slagoski (Steve) and Michael Bryant; seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Medders is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, J.B. Medders and her son-in-law, Jim Adkinson. Pallbearers will be friends of the family. Honorary pallbearers will be the Rebekah/Dorcus Sunday School class. Mrs. Medders was the oldest living member of Leatherwood Baptist Church. She volunteered at the Calhoun Baptist Service Center North. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Gentiva Hospice and her special caregivers, Nancy Ralston, Mavie Cook and her nurse, Amanda Bonds. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Leatherwood Baptist Church Building fund. Online condolences made at
Published in The Anniston Star on May 1, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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