Velma Irene Troup, 78, of Lewisburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 11:24 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at the home of her son, Carl, in Lewisburg.
She was born Oct. 28, 1939, in West Buffalo Township, Union County, a daughter of the late Dorothy Mae (Scholl) and Dayton Leroy Walls Sr. On Oct. 2, 1954, she married Donald Lee Troup who passed away on Jan. 25, 2017.
Velma was a homemaker. Earlier in life, she worked at Milton Shoe Factory, J.P.M., Lewisburg, and Mifflinburg IGA Bakery.
She was a member of Lewisburg Bible Church where she taught children's Sunday school and served on the hospitality committee and in the children's nursery.
Velma enjoyed following her children and grandchildren in their sports activities. She loved to cook and bake, and would often share her pies with family and friends.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Mary Troup, Glenn and Linda Troup, and Carl and Penny Troup, all of Lewisburg; five grandchildren, Justin Troup, Steven Troup, Sarah Schutt, Eric Troup, and Brandon Troup; nine great-grandchildren, Arnold Troup, Kyler Troup, Ellie Troup, Libby Troup, Heather Schutt, Hudson Troup, Vivian Troup, Miles Troup, and Abrahm Stankiewicz; six sisters, Martha Girvin, Shirley Allen, Jean Walls, Dorothy Leitzel, Kay Keister, and Sandra Shoemaker; and two brothers, Donald Walls and Kenneth Walls.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Dayton Jr., Robert, Dale, and William Walls.
Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lewisburg Bible Church, 311 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Roger L. Wenger, officiating.
Interment will be in the Mazeppa Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Velma's memory may be made to Lewisburg Bible Church.
Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg.
To share in Velma's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Published on January 13, 2018