Velma Wallace Coile was born in Athens on July 22, 1922, to Wesley "Doc" Underwood and Lillie Clyde Wallace. She passed away at home on February 3, 2013, in Crown Point, Ind.
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Velma lived most of her life in the Atlanta area. She was an active member of Rock Spring Presbyterian Church, in Atlanta, for 61 years.
In addition to her parents, Velma was preceded in death by her husband, J. Olin Coile; infant children, Ronnie Mack and Martha Ann; brother, John Clinton Wallace; and nephews, Larry Wallace Jr. and Gerald W. Wallace.
She is survived by her brother, Larry (Carleene) Wallace; daughters, Glenda (Brian) Romer and Christia (Ben) Say; granddaughters, Shannan (Tom) Anderson, Lauren Milner, and Melissa (John) McAulay; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Jeanette Coile Denton; and several nieces and nephews.
Velma enjoyed her family, reading, travel, and her many conversations with friends throughout her entire life.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Crawford Cemetery, in Crawford.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Velma's name to the Crawford Cemetery Fund, c/o Kay Bridges Nicklow, 711 Athens Rd., Lexington, GA 30648.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Feb. 5, 2013