June 27, 1932 - Jan 9, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Velma Ruth Kling, 80, passed from this life Wednesday, January 9, 2013. She was the daughter of Theodore R. and Matilda R. (Carter) Scarbrough. Velma loved painting, music, and acting. She always cherished the time she spent with her family. She adored the time she spent with her preschool children. Velma was preceded in death by her parents. She leaves precious memories with her husband, Otto; sons, Steven and Kevin; daughter, Kristy Sanders; three brothers, Tom, Tim and Vernon Scarbrough; two sisters, Annie Gagliardi and Cindi Adamson; seven grandchildren, Rebecca, Dusten, Tiffany, Amanda, Kevin II, Shawn, and Brianna; two great-grandchildren, Dawson and Jaden; as well as many other loving family and friends. A service to celebrate her life will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 15 at the South Colonial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any animal shelter of your choice. Friends may leave condolences at

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 13, 2013