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Velva I. O'Quinn Lambert

August 12, 1930 — July 3, 2021

Abingdon, Va. – Velva I. Lambert, age 90, passed away at Grace Healthcare on Saturday, July 3, 2021. She was born August 12, 1930 in Bee, Virginia to the late Walter and Vernie O’Quinn.

Velva will always be remembered as sweet and independent. She enjoyed quilting and gardening; she also loved flowers and birds. A devoted, lifelong homemaker, she dearly loved her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was of the Baptist faith and attended church as long as her health permitted.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew; two sons, Denny, and Kyle; four brothers, Aubrey, Ola, Earl, and Buster; and sister-in-law, Lola.

Velva is survived by daughter-in-law, Muoi; two grandsons, John, and William; one granddaughter, LeAnn; three brothers, Emory, Glenn (Lucy), and Eddie (Judy); three sisters-in-law, Iona, Jean, and Helen; and two great-grandchildren, Destiny, and Annabell.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Temple Hill Memorial Park (2529 Memorial Drive, Castlewood, VA 24224). Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the faculty and staff of Grace Healthcare.

The family of Velva I. Lambert is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).

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