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Velma Martin Raymer

November 22, 1927 — July 31, 2023

Louisville

Velma Martin Raymer

Velma Martin Raymer age 95 of Louisville, departed this life on Monday, July 31, 2023 in Louisville. The Edmonson County native was born on November 22, 1927 to the late Myrtle Martin Adwell. She was married to the late Leon Raymer.

 

Velma retired from American Cellophane and was of the Christian faith. She was a music enthusiast, although her greatest enjoyment was her family and animals. She wanted them cared for above all else. 

 

She leaves to honor her memory— her children, Edmund Kemper (Monica), Robert Lee Kemper, Jr. (Penny), Suzanne Terrell (Garry) and Thomas Kemper all of Louisville; grandchildren, Ashley Kemper, Jessica Kemper, Matthew Kemper, April Meleski (John), Christina Baldwin (Benjamin), Kelly Rogers (Carl), Stephen Kemper, Jr. (Jamie) and Garry Terrell, Jr.; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Wanda Doyle; several nieces, nephews, cousins and her beloved cats, ViVi, Buddy, Sophia, Peter and Pookie. She was also preceded in death by her son, Stephen Kemper, Sr.; former husband, Robert Lee Kemper, Sr.; several siblings and her grandparents that helped raise her, Hugh and Lottie Martin.

 

Interment will be in Hawkins Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to:  Bowling Green Warren County Humane Society.

 

VISITATION

3—7 PM, Saturday, August 5, 2023

10AM—2 PM, Sunday, August 6, 2023

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

2 PM, Sunday, August 6, 2023

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

 

 

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Online condolences can be made at www.pattonfuneralhome.com.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, August 5, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home - Brownsville

504 Washington St, Brownsville, KY 42210

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Visitation

Sunday, August 6, 2023

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home - Brownsville

504 Washington St, Brownsville, KY 42210

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home - Brownsville

504 Washington St, Brownsville, KY 42210

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