Mrs. Velma Jolley, 99, of Union City died Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Graveside services were to be held 11 a.m. today in Obion County Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Jimmy Calhoun was to officiate.
Friends were asked to meet at the cemetery.
Pallbearers were to be Douglas Dygert, Paul Dygert, Drew Dygert, Trenton Jolley, Rob Morris and Rob Joyner. Honorary pallbearers were to be Bart White and Howard Carman.
She was born July 13,1920, in Weakley County, daughter of the late Robert Eugene and Flossie (Harris) Taylor. She married Everett Earl “Abe” Jolley Sept. 16, 1939. He passed away Feb. 14, 2004.
She was a graduate of South Fulton High School and attended the former Tennessee College for Women in Murfreesboro. She was a retired clinical nurse and had been employed at the former Women’s Clinic and the former Union City Clinic.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Union City.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Paul Johnson of South Fulton; a daughter-in-law, Treva (Milliken) Jolley of Bartlett; two granddaughters and their husbands, Leah and Douglas Dygert of Hernando, Miss., and Jamie and Rob Morris of South Fulton; one great-granddaughter, Ivy Kate Morris; four great-grandsons, Andrew Dygert, Paul Dygert, Trenton Jolley and Abe Morris; and one sister, Jean Katherine (Taylor) Meeks of Nashville.
She was preceded in death by a son, Stanley Earl Jolley; two grandsons, Todd Christopher Jolley and Denver Scott Driver; and two sisters, Mary Florence Nanney and Christine Lee.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.