Velma Jean Hume

July 15, 1953December 26, 2018

Velma Jean Hume, age 65, passed away December 26, 2018 in New Albany, IN. She was born July 15, 1953 in Hazard, KY to the late Paul and Verna Sizemore and retired from Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tina Marie (Gettelfinger) Dennis and 4 siblings.

She is survived by her husband of 36 years Larry Hume, daughters, Lorena Gettelfinger (A.J.), and Angel Hume, brothers, Rusty and Chester Sizemore, sister, Anita Rochner, and 7 grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sunday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana. Her Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am Monday at the funeral home chapel with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.

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  • Visitation Sunday, December 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 31, 2018

Velma Jean Hume

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Charlie Carpenter

December 30, 2018

I remember our poker days ,yours & Jessica's trips to each others places the first time i heard you had cancer and cried and that beautiful smile you always had on your face.Jean Hume I want to thank you for being my friend all these years & thank you for letting me meet daughters Tina,Angel & Lorena.You raised 3 awesome daughters and am happy to have them as my friend & part og my family as well.You are the best Jean.Always there for others & has a big heart full of love.Your friendship mean's the world to me & was proud to call you & still will call you my friend even if you not here you always be here in spirit or an angel looking over us.You will be missed by many of us but never Forgotten.Thats a promise <3 RIP My friend and family in my eyes.Love you Charm Jean Hume.Tell we see each other again fly high my special Angel <3 I'm here in spirit with the 3 ladys is the only way i could make it here :'(