1912 - 2009

Velma Kenreigh of Miami, Okla. passed away Dec. 4, 2009, at the age of 97.

 She was born in Monett, Mo., on Oct. 12, 1912, to Alma Oexman Gleidt and Adolf Gleidt.

She was predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Harry James Kenreigh her sister, Mildred Gleidt Posey and brother Marvin Gleidt.

Velma grew up in Fairland and graduated from Fairland High School in 1931.

Velma met Harry while working in Vinita. They married Nov. 5, 1940 and both found employment in Wichita, Kan. at Hercules Amunition plant

She has made her final trip back to Oklahoma and family will welcome friends and family at Paul Thomas Funeral Home from 6-7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 8, at Vinita Cemetery, Vinita. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.