Funeral services for Velma Ison, 91, were held December 12 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Whitaker Cemetery at Roxana.
Born in Letcher County, she was a daughter of the late Jasper and Siller ‘Gilley’ Ison and a sister of the late John Ison, Arthur Ison, Irvin Ison, Marion Ison, Arlie Ison, Edgar Ison, Bertha Ison, Eva Frazier, Dove Caudill, Mattie Tyler, Minnie Halcomb, Polly Ison and Rachel Ison.
She died December 10 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Surviving are a niece, Forestine Stamper of Kingdom Come; a great-niece and caretaker, Priscilla Kay Young of Jenkins; and a friend, Wanda Stamper.