Velma Valentine Lunsford
Published: Friday, June 28, 2013

Velma Valentine Lunsford, age 93, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Newport Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Torrell Lunsford, sons Rev. James (Jim) Lunsford and Robert (Bobby) Lunsford, and granddaughter Jamie Lunsford Hurst.

She is survived by her daughter Ruby (Billy Jack) Sutton of Cosby; son Gene (Phyllis) Lunsford; daughters-in-law Rose Lunsford and Kay Lunsford; grandchildren Robby Lunsford, Judy (Roy) Fine, Tammy (Jimmy) Brooks, Monica Lunsford, Angie (Brad) Rogers, Luann Ward (Rick Ogle), Shanna (Jason) Lane; great-grandchildren Kimberly Raines, Savanna Rogers, Kelly Lunsford, Caitlin Ward, Hope Brady, Faith Brady, Gabriella Hurst, and Hunter Hurst; Robbie Lunsford Perry; also brother Arlie (Faye) Valentine of Nevada and sister-in-law Betty Valentine of Cosby.

Funeral services were held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randall Freeman and Rev. Clifford Ball officiating. Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the Valentine Cemetery. The family received friends at Manes Funeral Home prior to the funeral services.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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