Velma Lois Linehan Todd
Velma Lois Linehan Todd, 91, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 in Graham. Celebration of life will be at Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at 10 a.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Velma was born on July 20, 1930 to Mack and Leska Linehan in Jack County. On Sept. 9, 1947, she married Lee A. Todd, who preceded her in death. Together they raised three sons. 70 years ago they founded Lee’s Interiors, a family- owned business that continues to operate in Graham. Velma was the foundation of the family and the business. She was a tireless worker who welcomed all that she met. She enjoyed gardening, canning and cooking. She had a wicked sense of humor. Most of all, she loved her family and hosting family gatherings.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and three sisters.
Survivors include: sons, Dr. Joe Todd and wife, Susan, Gary Todd and wife, Cheryl, and Perry Todd and wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Garrett Todd and wife, Carrie, Laurie Esposito and husband, Dominick, Angela Brace and husband, Dr. Jeffry, Courtney Godefroy and husband, Patrick, Michael Todd and wife, Valerie, Christen Tipton and husband, Chase; great- grandchildren, Julia and Mary Alice Todd, Claire and Nick Esposito, Whitley, Maggie, Camille and Blaire Brace, Hugh and Alexander Godefroy, Lucas, Chandler and Benjamin Todd, and Hudson, Carter and Ella Tipton; sister-in-laws Jessie Turnbow, Myrtle Rife and Hildegard Todd; numerous nieces and nephews and many, many friends.
The family asks that memorials be made to Beyond Faith Hospice, 604 Oak Street, Suite 105 Graham, TX 76450 or to the charity of your choice.
Visitation was held Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home.