Velma Roselea Allen

December 10, 1921 - August 6, 2020
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220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-2121 | Map
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Wright Funeral Home
220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-2121 | Map
Wednesday 8/12, 12:00 pm

Velma Roselea Allen departed this life on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at her residence. She was born December 10, 1921 in Preston Co. a daughter of the late James Washington and Sylvia (Goff) Bolyard. She was united in marriage on June 3, 1942 to Ralph Edward Allen who preceded her in death. Surviving is- Daughters-in-Law,Continue Reading

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Gregory Mouser left a message on October 18, 2020:
I am just now getting around to see the obituaries and on Thursday, When Visiting in Philippi briefly. I just heard from my bother in law, and a neighbor of Velma Allen's up on College Hill . She was one of my favorite elementary teachers and Great Friend and a Amazing Woman and Teacher. We Shared December Birthdays a few times over the years back when I still lived up at Philippi, "Rest In Peace~ Mrs Velma R. Allen " and go joing back up with your Sons. GOD Bless Ya'll. We Never Really Know When Our Time Will Be Up... Until now, I never really knew what her middle name was..
Judy Stewart Dadisman left a message on August 24, 2020:
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Ron Zirkle left a message on August 23, 2020:
I am 77 years old.Mrs.Allen was my teacher at Shooks Run elementary school. My Sister Susan informed she had passed. I was amazed she lived that long. Mrs.Allen was the best Teacher I ever had during my school years. She was a loving, caring and a understanding Teacher, I am sure she were loved by many. Rest in pease Mrs Allen Ron Zirkle
Linda Maticia left a message on August 11, 2020:
Our condolences to the family of our cousin, Velma, from the family of Ellen Funk Coffman, her 1st cousin via Aunt Sylvia Goff Bolyard. The twins, Linda and Brenda Coffman, have many fond memories of visiting the Bolyards at their home/farm and loved all of the family they got to know there. Velma would call our home in Florida to talk, for many times to our mother, Ellen and then after her passing in March of 2018 to the twins to keep in touch. We will miss those calls. Love and hugs to all of the family. Linda, Brenda, father Frederick (Bud) Coffman and brother Edward and his wife, Nelly.
Sonja Stemple left a message on August 10, 2020:
I always loved to see Miss Velma’s name on the schedule to come in for a visit. Always got the biggest hugs and kisses hello and goodbye. One of the most friendly, sweet, kind, and gentle people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. She WILL be deeply missed. Praying for Barbara, Amy, and all the family at this sorrowful time. Love, Sonja
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Marilynn Schiefelbein left a message on August 10, 2020:
Velma was a generous loving caring lady we were so blessed to have known. I will forever treasure the book she wrote, the quilt she made and happy memories in WV. May the love of God and the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ bless and console her family and gently wipe every tear from their eyes.
Lisha Daugherty Haller left a message on August 10, 2020:
Love this woman she has a wonderful soul and is a beautiful person left a message on August 10, 2020:
She was my teacher and one of the best! She helped make me a better person. God bless her in Heaven.
Pam Casto Hamilton left a message on August 9, 2020:
I was doubly blessed to have Mrs. Allen as a teacher in 4th grade and 8th grade. She was a great teacher and a great person who cared deeply about her students and her community. Her hard work and creativity made Barbour County a better place for all of us. Condolences to her family and many friends.
Karen Mercer left a message on August 9, 2020:
Mrs. Allen was my teacher at the Old Philippi Elementary/Middle School. I have the fondest memories of her and have always been thankful for her influence on my education. My sincere condolences to her family and friends.
Linda Haller left a message on August 9, 2020:
She was one of my teachers in Junior High School. A wonderful lady
jean s rosier left a message on August 9, 2020:
Velma was such a sweetheart and had the prettiest head of white hair, was always so kind and never to busy to speak. Prayers for the family at this difficult time RIP Mrs. Allen!
Matthew left a message on August 9, 2020:
Mrs. Allen was my teacher in middle school at Philippi. She was one of my favorite teachers and one of the best I ever had. Every child should have a teacher like Mrs. Allen. My deepest condolences to her family! Sincerly, Matthew Daugherty
Angie left a message on August 9, 2020:
A great, sweet lady... Love your friend, Mary (Mack) Mosesso and her daughters Kim and Angie.
Patty Hoffman left a message on August 9, 2020:
I was very blessed to know this woman she was always there while I was in school to help me. She was there the morning I lost my best friend Patty Marks.She was there on my worse day and my best day. Her sons family was like my family growing up I played with them all when I was little. So to say the least I'm going to miss her like do her son and Mr.Richman,Ms Propst and all the others we have lost. Prayers and Thank You Bobbie for stopping and telling me love u all
Mary Maxson left a message on August 9, 2020:
My thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends. Mrs.Allen was a great teacher and very special lady. I can remember when I was six grade she would take six students to her house and fix lunch for them. Each day she would take different students. She took me one day. We would walk to her house from Jr.High school in Philippi .She would cook for us. She was a great cook. Then we would walk back to school. She will be missed by many.
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