October 31, 1946 - February 19, 2022
Velma Edwards, 75, longtime resident of Lampasas, Texas passed away at her residence on February 19, 2022. She was born in Lampasas on October 31, 1946, to Elton Machen and Lottie Wheelus Machen. She and Robert Edwards were married on April 1, 1992, in Lampasas at their home. Velma was happy being a stay-at-home mom. She was an excellent cook, baker and loved to can her own vegetables. She also loved to search for enticing recipes on Pinterest. Velma’s pride and joy were her 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Robert G. Edwards of Lampasas, two sons, Greg Edwards and wife Kim, and Barry Edwards and wife Wanda, all of Ridgecrest, California, five daughters, Sandra Bradley and husband Gerald of Lampasas, Vickie Clark and husband Russell of Lampasas, Kim Smith and husband Carter of Wimberley, Misty Kirkpatrick and husband Travis of Liberty Hill, and Lisa Edwards and husband Bill Meyer of Ventura, California and one sister, Martha Crownover of Lewisville, Texas. She was blessed by her grandchildren, Shera, LeAnn, Jaclyn, Garrett, Wesley, Haley, Jacey, Cal, Tanner, Levi, Crystal, Jessica, Blake, Katherine and by 20 precious great-grandchildren. Velma is preceded in death by her parents, one son, Charles Alexander, one granddaughter, Tamara Bradley, one brother, Elton Machen, Jr., and one sister, Margaret Machen. There will be a visitation from 5:30-7:00 PM on Monday, February 21, 2022, at Heritage Funeral Home in Lampasas. The graveside service will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at Nix Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Gerald Bradley, Wesley Bradley, Garrett Bradley, Travis Kirkpatrick, Tanner Hicks, Colton Craft, Greg Edwards, Barry Edwards, and Bill Meyer. Memorial donations are invited to be made in Velma’s memory to the Lampasas Livestock Association or to the Lampasas Boys and Girls Club, C/O Heritage Funeral Home, 401 N. Key Avenue, Lampasas, Texas 76550. Arrangements are entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home of Lampasas.
Velma Edwards, 75, longtime resident of Lampasas, Texas passed away at her residence on February 19, 2022. She was born in Lampasas on October 31, 1946, to Elton Machen and Lottie Wheelus Machen. She and Robert Edwards were married on April... View Obituary & Service Information
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