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Velma Decker

April 12, 1931 — January 22, 2022

Funeral services for Velma (Noland) Decker, of Oklahoma City, will be held 2:00PM, Friday, January 28, 2022, at the Green Hill Cemetery in Davis, with Pastor Willard McCartney, Jr. officiating.

Velma was born April 12, 1931, at Wynnewood View, to the late Walter Earl & Margaret (Hicks) Noland. She died Saturday, January 22, 2022, in Oklahoma City, at the age of 90 years 9 months and 9 days.

Velma grew up in Davis, graduating from Davis High School, Class of 1949. After high school, she spent several years working as a local operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. On May 1, 1956, Velma married Aaron D Decker. With her new husband working in the oilfield, for several years, “home” was the current oil rig that Aaron was working on. In the early 1960’s, this young couple settled in Oklahoma City where they raised their two children, Leisa and Alan.

Velma was continually active in her children’s lives growing up. She volunteered at school events, served as a volunteer school librarian, and did anything else she could to be involved in their lives. In earlier years, Velma taught Sunday School, enjoyed painting, and served as a past officer of the Oklahoma City Geological Wives Association.

Survivors include her husband, Aaron; son, Alan Decker & wife Nema of Enid; twin sister, Delma “Billee” Coll of Davis; seven grandchildren, Roxanne Bredy, Rebecca Thompson, Dustin Decker, Anthony Decker, Kristelle Decker, Damian Decker, and Kabrina Baker; eight great-grandchildren, Reagan, Jada, Isaiah, Tessa, Taylor, Ashyr, Levi and Kymbree.

In addition to her parents, Velma was preceded in death by her daughter, Leisa Roye; great-granddaughter, Kailee Tyler; and two brothers, Harry Keith Noland, and Earlon Noland.
The family will receive friends from 5-7PM, Thursday evening, January 27th, at the funeral home.

Services are “entrusted to” HALE’S FUNERAL HOME, DAVIS.
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Thursday, January 27, 2022

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