Mrs. Velma Jewel Marler, 93, of Somerville, Ohio, died Sunday May 9, 2021, at her home surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born April 15, 1928 in Mt. Vernon, KY, the daughter of the late Ott and Katie Renner Kirby. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Hazel, Alma, Marie and Joyce, and her brothers Sherman and Tom. She was also preceded in death by her former husband and father of her children Charles D. Marler and her sons Billy Darrell (twin) died at birth and Charles Earl Marler. She is survived by her children Norma (Lynn) Kinkaid, Larry (Harriet) Marler, Linda Marler, Janice (Jeff) Brown and Barb (Tim) Laird, as well as her sister Janice Lovell. She is also survived by her grandchildren, John, Susan, Lance, Elizabeth, Katie, Dustin, Lindsey, and Michael. Velma also leaves behind her 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Funeral services for Mrs. Velma Jewel Marler will be conducted 2 PM Thursday May 13, 2021 at the Cox Funeral Home with Bro. Luther Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the Ott Kirby Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Cox Funeral Home where friends may visit from 12 noon until service time on Thurday. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, face masks are required, social distancing is encouraged, and funeral home capacity will be limited to 60%.
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