Velda (Holder) Doughty

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Birth Date: December 16, 1920
Death Date: November 5, 2014
Age at Death: 93
Sex: female

Marriages

Melvin S Doughty - January 1, 1939

Burial Details

Cemetery Name: Cedaredge Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Cedaredge, Colorado
Mortuary Name: Taylor Funeral

Obituaries

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 7B Death Notice - November 8, 2014
Velda Doughty, 93, Delta, died Nov. 5, 2014.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Cedaredge Cemetery in Cedaredge.
A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at Eckert Presbyterian
Church in Eckert.
She is survived by two sons, Wayne and Scott; one daughter, Diane
Doughty; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Eckert Presbyterian Church
Building Fund.
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 7B Obituary - November 8, 2014
Longtime Delta, Colorado resident, Velda Doughty, passed away on
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the age of 93.
Velda was born on December 16, 1920 in Nucla, Colorado to Bert T.
Holder and Mattie M. (Antrobus) Holder.
On January 1, 1939, she married Melvin S. Doughty in Grand Junction,
Colorado. Before WWII, in 1935 they started Doughty Steel &
Machine; they lived and worked in Delta until they retired in 1976.
They loved to travel, dance and dine out. Melvin preceded her in death
on July 21, 1993.
Velda loved having family gatherings; her family was the most important
thing to her. She always commented “they kept her so young”.
She always made sure everyone was loved and taken care of. She will
be missed by all that knew her.
Velda is survived by her two sons, Wayne Doughty, and Scott (Jaci)
Doughty; daughter, Diane Doughty; grandchildren, Sarah Doughty,
Alicia (Cody) Hancock, Erin Welfelt, Savannah McIntire, Taylor and
Jordan Doughty; three great-grandchildren, Elena and Jacob Hancock,
and Aubrey Welfelt; and many nieces and nephews.
Velda was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers,
Charles Sr., and Bill, and a sister, Fay.
The family suggests memorial contributions to be made in Velda’s
memory to Eckert Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service
and Crematory.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 10,
2014 at Cedaredge Cemetery in Cedaredge, Colorado. A memorial
service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Eckert Presbyterian Church in
Eckert, Colorado.
View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.
com.

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