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Velma Anderson

September 21, 1940 — July 27, 2020

Viewing and visitation for Velma Anderson, 79 of Lubbock will be held 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home.

Mrs. Anderson was called to be with the Lord on Monday, July 27, 2020. She was born on September 21, 1940 in Groesbeck, Texas to Lucious “Jim” and Willie Mae Kelly. On February 26, 1960, Velma married Carl Anderson in Mart, Texas treasuring over sixty years together but were lawfully married February 26, 1983. She loved cooking, gardening, dancing, shopping, and dressing up. Velma was very considerate, supportive and a mother to many. She lovingly raised her children and her grandchildren as her own. She was always there for those she loved. She attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, was a faithful servant of Jehovah and Witnessed from 1987 until her passing.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a son Carl Edward Anderson Jr., two daughters Brenda Anderson and Gwenda Anderson.

Survivors include her loving husband Carl Anderson of Lubbock; two sons Tony Anderson and Marvin Anderson both of Lubbock; Four Daughters Claudia Hobdy of San Antonio, Thelma Washington of Plainview, Dolores Frydenberg of Dallas and Latasha Anderson of Lubbock; three brothers Willie Kelly of Lubbock, Robert Kelly of Austin, Billy Joe “Fox” Kelly of Dallas; two sisters Betty Louis of Lubbock and Doris Jean Johnson of Lubbock; Twenty-five grandchildren and thirty seven great grandchildren. Seventeen siblings and a host of nieces and nephews.

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