Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

VELMA JANE STARRETT passed away Oct 6, 2003 at her residence after a short battle with cancer. She was born on October 16, 1932 in Yantis, Texas to Andrew and Velma Caroline Bussell. Velma married Frank Starrett in Dallas in July of 1947. He survives. Velma was a material operator for 13 years at Western Electric, and a clerk for Winn Dixie for 14 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Yantis. At the time of her death, she was survived two sons, Kenneth Starrett of Fort Davis, Texas and Paul Starrett of Yantis, three sisters, Jean Allman of Yantis, Lurene Winston of Heath, and Joy Hrobak of Austin, three brothers, J. L. Bussell of Lovington, New Mexico, Don Bussell and Andrew Bussell of Yantis, numerous grandchildren, great and one great-great. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Patricia Johnson.