Haulk, Vera J. (Ocoee)

Monday, February 18, 2013

Vera J. Haulk, 76, of Ocoee, TN, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at her home. 

She was a member of Welcome Valley Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anderson Daul Haulk; parents, Bethel and Falvil Faw Judd; and son, Frank Lynn Kersey. 

She is survived by her children, Andy Haulk and wife, Tammy of Benton, Thomas Haulk and wife, Nellie of Benton, Janice McClelland of Cleveland and Levieta Haulk of Benton; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Bianca Allen of Birmingham, AL and Laganba Lee of Knoxville; and brothers, Sam Judd and wife, Margot of Douglasville, GA and Larry Lee of Madisonville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, at Welcome Valley Baptist Church with the Reverend Carl Haulk officiating. Interment will follow in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. 

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19 at Higgins Funeral Home, who has charge of the arrangements. 


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