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Velford C. Strain, Jr.

January 6, 1947 December 11, 2010
Velford C. Strain, Jr.
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Velford C. Strain, Jr, age 63 of Pulaski, TN died Saturday evening December 11, 2010, at his residence after a brave fight against cancer.Mr. Strain was born on January 6, 1947 in Roanoke, AL and was the son of the late Velford C. Strain, Sr, and Mrs. Phyllis Kirschner Strain of Gainesville, FL who survives.He served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Navy. He worked in aviation in San Antonio, TX and "played" farmer on his property in Pulaski, TN. His faith was exhibited in his daily life and edified through his Christian family at the Elkton Church of Christ.He is survived by his wife: Patsy Johnson Strain of Pulaski; daughter & son-in-law: Samantha (Johnny) Hansford of Weaver, AL; mother: Phyllis K. Strain of Gainesville, FL; sister & brother-in-law: Anita (Tom) Yeager of Gainesville, FL; niece & her husband: Jennifer (James) Yeager of Gainesville, FL; and extended family: Roy, Odell, Nancy and Jill Johnson all of Decatur, AL; and Joe (Linda) Johnson of Statesville, NC; as well as many friends and relatives across the country.In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the charity or organization of your choice in Velford's memory.Memorial Services will be held at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home on Thursday, December 16, 2010, at 4:00 P.M. with Jimmy Butler and Bro. Joe Greer officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday before the services from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M.

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